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Quality of Work Life with Special Reference to Academic Sector

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Business Administration Dept., University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, INDIA

Res. J. Management Sci., Volume 3, Issue (1), Pages 14-17, January,6 (2014)


The term Quality of Work Life was first appeared in 1970’s. Since then researchers has given various definitions and components to it.”Quality of work life” includes all aspect of employee’s life, specially his work and work environment. Every Organization requires high QWL to attract, retain and improve human resource qualitatively. The article is an attempt to give the origin, Meaning and factors affecting QWL. Finally it analyses QWL in the academic sector of India.


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