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Journal of Management Research and Analysis


Quality of work life: A study conducted among IT professionals in Taramani, Chennai


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Author Details : A Savarimuthu*, S Arulandu, G Gayathri

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 275-279


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Abstract

The success of an organization is highly dependent on happy and satisfied workforce. Today’s organizations need to be more flexible so that they get equipped to develop their workforce according to the changing industrial scenario. Hence organizations are required to adopt a strategy to improve their employee's quality of work life to satisfy both the organizational objectives and employee needs. The term quality of work life refers to the favourableness or unfavourableness towards a total job environment for people to work. This study aims to measure such favourableness or unfavourableness by analysing four significant dimensions of workplace namely work environment, compensation and rewards, opportunities for career growth and development and work life balance of IT professionals in Taramani - The IT corridor of Chennai. The population of the study consists of 7 million units (as per CEO World Magazine Survey in 2016) among which the researcher chose 30000 units from two IT parks namely Tidal park and Ascendas for the study. The researcher had adopted a representative random sampling method by which 210 units that adequately replicates the larger population were studied to analyse the quality of work life of IT professionals in Taramani, Chennai. The researcher had used structured questionnaire with five-point scale to record the responses.

Keywords: Quality of work life, Work force, IT professionals.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2770.2018.0043

How to cite : Savarimuthu A, Arulandu S, Gayathri G, Quality of work life: A study conducted among IT professionals in Taramani, Chennai. J Manag Res Anal 2018;5(3):275-279

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