The purpose of this paper is to explore various dimensions of quality of work‐life (QWL) as it affects the life and attitude at work of teachers of private universities in Lahore, Pakistan.
The study was quantitative in nature. A survey was conducted with 360 faculty members from private universities in Lahore, in order to find out their perceptions of QWL, and its spill‐over effect on employee commitment, engagement, job involvement and reputation of the university.
It was found that perceived value of work, work climate, work‐life balance and satisfaction with relationships in life were the major factors which shaped work attitudes and employee perceptions of overall quality of work‐life.
The data were cross‐sectional, collected at one point in time and relatively small in size. The responses are limited to private organizations, excluding public universities.
The study makes both a scholarly and practical contribution. The scholarly contribution highlights that the dominant constructs of QWL play an important role in shaping attitudes towards work, life and relationships of teachers of private universities. On a practical level, the study hints at the possible implications of dissatisfaction and imbalance within employee commitment and engagement, and even the reputation of the university.
Arif, S. and Ilyas, M. (2013), "Quality of work‐life model for teachers of private universities in Pakistan", Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 21 No. 3, pp. 282-298. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAE-Feb-2012-0006Download as .RIS
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