A Study on Quality of Work Life of Software Professionals in Bengaluru City

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https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i2.1149

Keywords:

Quality of Work Life, Working Environment, Organizational Culture, Compensation, Training, Development

Abstract

Purpose: The earning potential of software companies depends on their employees’ productivity. To improve productivity, the organizations have to provide their employees with a pleasant working environment.  By offering pleasant Quality of Work Life (QWL) a company may retain efficient employees and keep them preoccupied with work, thereby improving productivity. 

 

Design / Methodology / Approach: Study being descriptive in nature. Data relevant to the study have been collected by employing well-structured questionnaire. By adopting convenience sampling technique software employees have been selected from Bengaluru city. Data have been gathered from select software professionals at Bengaluru city.  Questions relating to personal profile and quality of work life are included in the questionnaire.

 

Findings: Result of chi-square test discloses that gender, educational qualification, type of family and working hours significantly influences the perception of QWL of Software Professionals.

 

Practical Implications: The result of the study assist employers to understand their employees’ perception towards quality of work life and understand the employees’ expectations thereby, management are in a positon to fulfil the expectations of the employees.  Once employees’ expectations are fulfilled dedicated and committed employees may be retained at the workplace and efficient employees are attracted, thereby productivity and profitability of an institution may improve.

 

Social Implications: Offering better working environment at work place may motivate employees to be loyal and committed and to put their level best for the development of an organization as a whole.   Sincere and committed employees are an asset for the institution, their efforts not only contribute towards institution growth but also growth of a nation as a whole.

 

Originality / Value: Data collected through questionnaire are original in nature. Questionnaire assist in understanding the employees’ perception towards quality of work life at their work place.

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Published

2023-02-16

How to Cite

Madraswale, M. A., & Velmurugan, R. (2023). A Study on Quality of Work Life of Software Professionals in Bengaluru City. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(2), e01149. https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i2.1149