QUALITY OF WORK LIFE
Robert Levering said, “A good place to work is where you trust the people you work for, have pride in what you do and enjoy the people you work with”.
Quality of Work Life is a relation between employee and the total working environment of the organization.
Richard.E.Walton defined, “Quality of Work Life is a process by which an organization responds to employee needs for developing mechanisms to allow them to share fully in making decisions that design their life at work”.
ASPECTS OF QUALITY OF WORK LIFE
- Fair compensation
- Job security
- Health is wealth
- Minimizes occupational stress
- Provides personal and career growth opportunities
- Work-life balance
- Fun at workplace
- Participative and democratic style of management, etc.
STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF WORK LIFE
- Flexible timings
- Flexible location of work
- Alternate work schedules
- Compressed work week
- Job enrichment
- Job rotation
- Job enlargement
- Autonomous Groups
- Self-managed teams, etc.