Quality of Work Life


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Quality of Work Life

Employees' level of happiness at work. Quality of work life may come from salaries, flexibility in allowing employees to attend family events or other things. Different persons have different definitions of quality of work life. For example, one person may derive satisfaction from traveling while another may consider it the worst part of his/her job.
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The elements that are relevant to an individual quality of work life include task, working environment, organizational culture, administrative system and the relationship between on the job and off the job life (Baitul Islam 2012).
Tehran and Sharif Industrial universities' professors in terms of quality of work life are in fairly undesirable levels, and in terms of job satisfaction they are in relatively high levels.
One of the four sub scales used in quality of work life tool was work life/home life.
1975) viewed quality of work life more broadly as an individual's evaluation of the outcome of the work relationship.
The research of Efraty and Sirgy (2004), on quality of work life was conceptualized in terms of need satisfaction stemming from an interaction of workers' needs of survival, social needs, ego needs, and self-actualization needs and those organizational resources relevant for meeting them.
Most times, however, Continuous Process Improvement results in improving the quality of work life, or quality of life itself.
Third, evidence suggests that creating a high quality of work life increases an organization's value.
com), we found that doctors who more quickly and effectively confront performance problems with peers experience improved quality of work life.
The field of quality-of-life studies is a program of research that examines the conceptualization and measurement of concepts relating to quality of life and social indicators, including happiness, subjective well-being, quality of work life, leisure well being and quality of home life, among others.
one of the first to combine ergonomics, aesthetics, and quality manufacturing and materials; it adds to the quality of work life.

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