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Revisiting Quality of Work Life Interventions: A Cross‐cultural Pilot Study

Abraham B. (Rami) Shani (California Polytechnic State University, California)
M. Tom Basuray (Towson State University, Maryland)
Steven A. Scherling (North Dakota State University)
Janice L. Odell (The Nature Company, Berkeley, California, USA)

Journal of Organizational Change Management

ISSN: 0953-4814

Article publication date: 1 April 1992

Abstract

Quality of work life (QWL) has become an increasingly popular cross‐cultural field of theory and practice. An examination of the current state of the art revealed that the inquiry paradigm is one of the areas that leads to the contradictory and mostly disjointed state of QWL knowledge. A phenomenological‐based approach is proposed and utilized in an exploratory study that examines MBA students′ QWL experiences in the USA and Hong Kong. Discusses the learnings both in terms of the approaches used and the QWL knowledge gained.

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Shani, A.B.(R)., Tom Basuray, M., Scherling, S.A. and Odell, J.L. (1992), "Revisiting Quality of Work Life Interventions: A Cross‐cultural Pilot Study", Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 59-76. https://doi.org/10.1108/09534819210021465

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