Predictors of Quality of Work Life among Workers of the Leather Industry

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Dr. Aranjan Pandu


Objectives: Major aim of this research is toexaminethe determinants of quality of work life among the employees working in leather industries.

Methods:Data are collected from over 430 laborers comprising 237 male and 193 female workers in Vellore through a simple random sampling technique. Age, educational qualification, gender, job description, and monthly income are considered the demographic factors in this study. In contrast, the factors such as job load and responsibilities and work pressure (JR&WP), rewards and recognition (RR), work atmosphere and occupational hazardous (WA&OH), career progression (CP), job insecurity (JI), and constitutional rights from the organization (CRFO) are taken as the influencers of quality of work life in this study.

Results:Collected data were subjected to reliability and validity analysis, one-way ANOVA, Pearson correlations, and multiple regressions.The study found that job description has more correlations, while the monthly income construct has low correlations with quality of work life. The study found that career progression is the most influential, and work pressure & occupational hazards are the least inducing construct on the quality of work life.

Conclusions:The suggestions such as improvement in the career, providing essential rights of the employees in their organization, better rewards and recognition, workers' centric stable work environment, and minimizing occupational hazardous for improving the quality of work life have been provided

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