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Volume 1, Issue 3 (Journal of Ergonomics 2014)                   Iran J Ergon 2014, 1(3): 36-46 | Back to browse issues page

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Zakerian S, Teymouri G, AhmadNejad I, AbbasiNia M, Rahmani A, Asghari M. Evaluation and effect Dimension of quality of work life on job satisfaction in the automotive industry. Iran J Ergon 2014; 1 (3) :36-46
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Introduction: The present study was aimed to investigate the dimensions of quality of work life and its relation to job satisfaction among workers of automotive industry. Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, 150 workers of an automotive industry in Tehran city were chosen by simple random sampling method. Three questionnaires of demographic characteristics, quality of work life and job satisfaction were employed as data collecting tools. For data analysis, descriptive statistics, t-test, analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation and regression tests were used. Results: About 6% of participants evaluated their workload as light, 11.3% as moderate, 60.7% as heavy, and 22% as very heavy. The average of job satisfaction was 55.94± 13.45. 15.3% of subjects had low job satisfaction, 68.7% moderate and 16% reported high job satisfaction. There was a positive and significant relation between quality of work life and job satisfaction (p = 0.001). Meanwhile, general health condition had the highest effect on job satisfaction. Conclusion: In general, there was a positive and significant relation between the quality of work life and job satisfaction, so that the higher the quality of work life, the higher the job satisfaction of workers. The results also emphasize the role and impact of managers and supervisors for effective interventions to improve quality of work life and job satisfaction. Therefore, further studies are proposed for the identification of other effective factors on the quality of work life and job satisfaction.
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Received: 2013/12/8 | Accepted: 2014/03/8 | ePublished: 2014/03/17

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