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Quality of work life – evidence from auto-component industry in India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, JSS campus, JSS Academy of Technical Education, Uttarahalli-Kengeri Road, Bangalore - 560060, Karnataka, India
  • 2Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, JSS campus, JSS Academy of Technical Education, Uttarahalli-Kengeri Road, Bangalore - 560060, Karnataka, India
  • 3Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, JSS campus, JSS Academy of Technical Education, Uttarahalli-Kengeri Road, Bangalore - 560060, Karnataka, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 8, Issue (4), Pages 1-10, October,14 (2019)

Abstract

Recently the study on Quality of Work Life (QWL) has gained attention of many researchers. It is a well-known fact that employees are main asset for an organization. One of the major challenges for an organization in these competitive business environments is to attract and retain skilled and talented workforce. The present study attempts to critically analyze the level of QWL of employees in auto component industries in India. The data was collected using a survey instrument and it was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistical methods. The research revealed that educational qualification, designation and salary paid were not significantly associated with QWL. Further it was found that majority of employees were highly satisfied with the organizational culture and relationship and co-operation component.

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