Relation of Job Related Factors with Different Dimensions of Quality of Work Life
World Journal of Public Health
Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 16-22
Received: Mar. 14, 2018; Accepted: Mar. 28, 2018; Published: May 9, 2018
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Shahria Sattar, Department of Public Health, Bangladesh Secretariat Clinic, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Kamrul Laila, Department of Peadiatics, Bangladesh Secretariat Clinic, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mohammad Zakir Hossain Khan, Department of Public Health, Bangladesh Secretariat Clinic, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Golam Mohammad Abul Monsur Khan, Department of Ophthalmology, Bangladesh Secretariat Clinic, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract
Background The quality of organization depends on the quality of work, which controlled by workers. The problem of workers’ adjustment to their work situation is reflected through their perception of QWL. Methods This descriptive type of cross-sectional study was carried out to assess the quality of work life of the garment workers in Dhaka city. The study was conducted on a sample of 110 workers from two selected garment factories. Information was collected by using an Inventory for measuring quality of work life. In this study, effect of job related variables on five dimensions of quality of work life namely working environment, welfare measure, supervision, participation in decision making and communication were determined. Result Majority (69.1%) of the respondent were female. The ages of the participants were between 15 to 37 years. 60.9% female workers were working in sewing section, whereas 20.9% male workers working in knitting section. The mean monthly income of the respondent was around Tk. 3500. Most of them were married with educational status up to primary level and current job experience was from 1 to 3 years. The mean score for quality of work life of the workers was found to be 291.56±27.700 or 49% of maximum possible scores. Conclusion Job related variables had significant influence on all 5 dimensions of quality of work life.
Keywords
QWL (Quality of Work Life), Working Environment, Welfare Measures, Supervision, Participation in Decision Making, Communication
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Shahria Sattar, Kamrul Laila, Mohammad Zakir Hossain Khan, Golam Mohammad Abul Monsur Khan, Relation of Job Related Factors with Different Dimensions of Quality of Work Life, World Journal of Public Health. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 16-22. doi: 10.11648/j.wjph.20180301.13
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