Quality of Work Life of Engineer at IS Industrie (Thailand) Co., LtdJournal: International Journal of Scientific and Technical Advancements (IJSTA) (Vol.2, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2016-01-31
Authors : Sukanya Meeboon; Sutham Phongsamran;
Page : 165-168
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This research was a quantitative research with an objective to study factors affecting quality of work life of engineers at IS Industrie (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Population of the study was engineer at IS Industrie (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Instrument used for data collection from the 70 samples was questionnaire and statistic used to analyze the data was descriptive statistic including Percentage, Mean, Standard deviation, t-test (One-Way ANOVA), and Regression Analysis. The study indicated that from 70 questionnaire respondents, most were male, age 20-25, single, graduated bachelor’s degree, working period 1-3 year, and income 15,001-25,000 Baht. From the study, opinion toward quality of work life of engineer was in medium level in general with the details as follows. Factors with high level of significance were capacity development that was to gain new knowledge from the work and various skills can be exploited; job security and advancement as well as social relationship means friendly atmosphere in the organization and employees jointly solve problem at work, good team work and cooperation were in place. Factors in medium level were: fair and adequate compensation which mean the compensation was not fair enough when comparing to other similar organization, compensation was not suitable with amount of work currently doing, and not enough for expenditures in this economic conditions; safe working environment and not harmful to health which showed there was not enough quality equipment for use and there were risk to health, danger prevention was not in place adequately; job security and advancement which showed no confidence, no certainty, and no chance to grow at work; balance in work life and personal life engineer could not manage working time and personal time appropriately, and not enough resting time. Recommendation from the research was that CEO should encourage training in order for engineer to continuously gain knowledge needed for work so that they can do each other’s job. Organization structure should be adjusted in such a way that engineer can be promoted, thus building more confidence and enhancing relationship within an organization. CEO should also encourage engineer to have participation in social activities sponsored by the organization.
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