Effects of Demographic Factors on Employee’s Quality of Work life in Pharmaceutical Industry – A study
R. Sarumathi1, Vidyadhar Reddy Aileni2, Mohammed Abbas Ali3
1R. Sarumathi, Department of Business Management, University College of Commerce and Business Management, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
2Dr. Vidyadhar Reddy Aileni, Professor & Director, Centre for Management Studies, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India.
3Dr. Mohammed AbbasAli, Professor, Department of Business Management, University College of Commerce and Business Management, Hyderabad, India.
Manuscript received on January 17, 2017. | Revised Manuscript received on January 26, 2017. | Manuscript published on February 15, 2017. | PP: 1-11 | Volume-2 Issue-9, February 2017. | Retrieval Number: I0141022917
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Abstract: There are many factors to determine the employee’s quality of work life. Though, the demographic variables occupies wide place which means that there are lot of changes in between the employees groups when they are divided with demographic factors. For the study, two major demographic factors were selected to analyze i.e., employee’s age, and designation. The data was collected by proportionate sampling method by using close ended questionnaires with 4 point scale. The research problem was identified as whether the selected demographic factors are influencing the quality of work life or not. To solve the problem, an ANOVA analysis was done to find out the changes on the responses between employee groups based on the employee’s age and designation. Then, found that there is a significant difference is observed on their responses about the QWL factors adequate and fair compensation, availability of resources, opportunity for carrier growth, job security, working time, work and life balance and work itself and also found that there is no significant difference was observed between the employee groups on health and safety working conditions.
Keywords: Quality of work life, Age, Designation, Pharmaceutical industry, Health and safety, Fair compensation.