The Need for Improving Quality of Work Life of Workers: Insights from Study of Textile Industries in Rajasthan
22 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2016
Date Written: June 19, 2016
Quality of Work Life plays a very significant role in the life of workers. The paper based on the study of the textile industries in Rajasthan, builds the case for improving quality of work life of the workers. The sample size selected for the study is 1200 workers working in the five textile industries in Rajasthan. The researcher collected the data from the respondents through two sets of structured questionnaire. The first questionnaire is to identify the significant gap between the existing and expected Quality of Work Life and the influence of demographic factors on the Quality of Work life and the second questionnaire is to identify the influence of work related factors on Quality of Work Life of workers. This paper is an attempt to investigate the satisfaction level of the workers about their existing and expected Quality of Work Life and to see the impact of work-related factors on Quality of Work Life of workers. The study revealed that there exists a significant gap between the existing and expected Quality of Work Life of workers. The researcher also suggests measures to improve the Quality of Work life of workers working in the textile industries in Rajasthan.
Keywords: Quality of Worklife, Yog, Effectiveness of Worker, Textile Industry
JEL Classification: J21, J31, L20, L67, M10, M54
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