Effects of quality of work life on job performance: theoretical perspectives and literature review

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Aketch, Josiah Roman, Odera, Odhiambo, Chepkuto, Paul and Okaka, Ochieng. 2012. "Effects of quality of work life on job performance: theoretical perspectives and literature review." Current Research Journal of Social Sciences . 4 (5), pp. 383-388.
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Effects of quality of work life on job performance: theoretical perspectives and literature review

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AuthorsAketch, Josiah Roman, Odera, Odhiambo, Chepkuto, Paul and Okaka, Ochieng
Journal TitleCurrent Research Journal of Social Sciences
Journal Citation4 (5), pp. 383-388
Number of Pages6
Year2012
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
Web Address (URL)http://www.maxwellsci.com/print/crjss/v4-383-388.pdf
Abstract

The concept of quality of work life exhibits positive emotional reactions and attitudes an individual has
towards their job. It has been conceptualized as a general attitude toward the job. Job performance is often viewed as
the degree to which employees execute their job tasks, responsibilities and assignments adequately. Motivation is
the willingness to work at a certain level of effort and drives employees to action. Motivation emerges out of needs,
values, goals, intentions and expectations. The study utilizes desk research to review literature on quality of work
life that informs organization performance and motivation. The importance of considering these factors is
demonstrated in the strong relationship between employee’s well-being at work and performance of such
organizations.

Keywordsjob performance, motivation, quality of work life
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350710. Organisational behaviour
350503. Human resources management
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© Maxwell Scientific Organization, 2012.

Byline AffiliationsMasinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya
School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Moi University, Kenya
University of Science and Technology, Kenya
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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