The Relationship between Quality of Work Life and Performance of the Managers of SMEs of Shiraz Industrial Town: Case study in Iran

Shahram Kaighobadi, Abbas Esteghlal, Serajoddin Mohebbi


Nowadays, according to the importance of human resources in advancing the goals of the organization, improving the quality of work life has become one of the main goals of the organizations. Main purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between the quality of work life (fair and sufficient payment, secure  and sanitary working environment,  supplying  growth opportunity  and continuous  security, law observance in organization, social attachment of working life, general atmosphere of work life, social union and integrity  in  work  and  development  of  human  capabilities) and  performance  of  managers of Shiraz industrial town. Method of this study is descriptive and of correlation type. Statistical society consists of all managers of Shiraz industrial town in year 2013 who are 590 people, out of this number, 233people were selected through hierarchical random sampling in proportion with society volume and questionnaires were distributed amongst them. The research results show a positive and significant relationship between components of quality of work life and managers performance.

Keywords: Quality of work life, Performance,SMEs of Shiraz industrial town

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