A Study of Employee Welfare Leading to Corporate Sustainability in Garments Industries of Bangladesh

A Study of Employee Welfare Leading to Corporate Sustainability in Garments Industries of Bangladesh M Nusrat, M Solaiman Asian Business Review 6 (1), 7-14

8 Pages Posted: 19 Oct 2016

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Mansura Nusrat

Bangladesh University

Mohammad Solaiman

Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh - Governance Innovation Unit

Date Written: Febuay 04, 2016

Abstract

Employee welfare is an area of social welfare, which covers a broad field of Corporate Sustainability and connotes a state of well-being, happiness, satisfaction, conservation and development of human resources. Evidences from contemporary literature suggest that employee welfare contributes to the sustainability of the business significantly. This paper is based on descriptive and inferential research. This study has tried to measure the extent to which the garments industries in Chittagong city of Bangladesh are providing their employees (plant level) with welfare facilities. The findings of this study suggests that most of the sample farms offer welfare benefits to their employees and such benefits have improved the productivity and sustainability of the business. The study also opens avenue for further research in this field considering employee welfare reporting as a tool for corporate sustainability in the developing counties.

Keywords: Readymade Garments, Employee welfare Facilities, Sustainability, Productivity, Satisfaction, Bangladesh

JEL Classification: D63, I31, N35

Suggested Citation

Nusrat, Mansura and Solaiman, Mohammad, A Study of Employee Welfare Leading to Corporate Sustainability in Garments Industries of Bangladesh (Febuay 04, 2016). A Study of Employee Welfare Leading to Corporate Sustainability in Garments Industries of Bangladesh M Nusrat, M Solaiman Asian Business Review 6 (1), 7-14, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2854642

Mansura Nusrat (Contact Author)

Bangladesh University ( email )

15/1, Iqbal road
Mohammadpur
Dhaka, 1207
Bangladesh

Mohammad Solaiman

Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh - Governance Innovation Unit

Prime Minister's Office Tejgaon
Dhaka, 1215
Bangladesh

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