A Study on the Interplay between the Constructs of Quality of Work life: With Special Reference to IT Professionals in Bangalore City

M. Swapna, S. Gomathi

Abstract


It is almost impossible today to pick up a newspaper or news-magazine without finding a reference to quality of work/working life. In the search for improved productivity, manager and executives alike are discovering the important contribution of QWL. QWL entails the design of work systems that enhance the working life experiences of organizational members, thereby improving commitment and motivation for achieving organizational goals. Most, often, this has been implemented through the design of jobs that afford workers more direct control over their immediate work environment. It also refers to the favorableness or unfavorableness of a job environment for people. The basic purpose is to develop work environments that are excellent for people as well as for the economic health of the organization. A better quality of work life for employees leads to a higher productivity for the employer. Quality in work is important for individuals, but also for growth, employment and a sustainable and competitive economy. “When organization have addressed the issue of quality of working life, they have always achieved great productivity breakthroughs" (Rosow). This research paper elicits the inter play between the constructs of Quality of Worklife (QWL) in IT Industry and the results are presented hypothetically.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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