Quality of working life

Extent to which employees can enhance their personal lives through their work environment and experiences.
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“Quality of Working Life” (QWL) is a term that had been used to describe the broader job-related experience an individual has.

Various authors and researchers have proposed models of quality of working life which include a wide range of factors. Selected models are reviewed below.

Hackman and Oldham (1976) drew attention to what they described as psychological growth needs as relevant to the consideration of Quality of working life. Several such needs were identified :

Skill variety,
Task Identity,
Task significance,
Autonomy
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Quality of Work Life at NWACC. Q uality of Work Life (QWL) can be defined as the satisfaction a person develops for his or her career, allowing them to enhance their personal lives through their work and work environment.

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