The Relationship between Work-Life-Balance and the Perception of Quality of Work Life of Employees In The Electronic Industry in Chennai and Bangalore (India)
AbstractThe relationship between the perception of Quality of Work life (QWL) and work effectiveness of employees in the electronic in Chennai and Bangalore was investigated. For measuring the QWL, a qualitative approach that measured seven dimensions of work was used. The dimensions included work life balance, group cohesiveness, motivation, communication, decision- making, conflict management, and organizational culture and ethics. The perception of the dimensions based on area was also analyzed using an inductive-inference to draw conclusions. The data were collected from a convenient sample of 800 employees (400 in Chennai, and 400 in Bangalore). Some significant differences were observed in the perception of quality of work life tested using independent t-test with SPSS. The result showed that there was significant difference in the perception of
dimensions of the quality of work life based on area, except for motivation and organizational culture and ethics where the perception did not significantly differ between the two places.