SUICIDE

‡ World Health Organization (WHO) states that nearly a million people take their own lives every year. ‡ Suicide - 3rd leading cause of death in 10-14 & 15 to 24 year olds in US.

SUICIDE

WORLD S SUICIDE RATIO

MAJOR REASON ?

STRESS

WHY ?

FINALLY CAN LEAD TO
Depression Or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Or Suicide

QUALITY OF WORK LIFE
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QUALITY OF WORK LIFE
‡ QWL is the level at which the members of an organisation can satisfy their personal requirements through their experience in the organisation ‡ Its main objective is to focus on creating a good working environment as a result of which employees work together in a cooperative way and contribute their best in achieving the organizational goals.

QWL CONTD .. QUALITY OF WORK LIFE contd
‡ Quality of work life (QWL) is viewed as an alternative to the control approach of managing people. ‡ The QWL approach considers people as an assets to the organization rather than as costs . ‡ It believes that people perform better when they are allowed to participate in managing their work and make decisions

REQUIREMENTS OF WORKERS
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Fair & reasonable Pay Safer Environment Employee Benefits Job Security Job satisfaction Empowerment Career Opportunities

ISSUES IN QWL
‡ Pay and stability of employment ± Alternative means for providing wages ‡ Occupational stress ± Affect employee productivity ‡ Organisational health programmes ± Educating employees about health problems ± Helps to reduce absenteeism and turnover

ISSUES CONTD ISSUES CONTD .
‡ Alternative work schedules ± Work at home, flexible working hours ‡ Participative management and control of work ± Workers participate in decision making ‡ Recognition ± Job enrichment, training and development ‡ Grievance procedure

THE WORK FAMILY BALANCING THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROBLEM Life Work

HOW TO ACHIEVE BALANCE
Individual s Role Time Management Effective Prioritization Cooperation From Family Physical Fitness Network Of Friends

Organisation Role Employee Development Counsellling Facilities Cultural Activities On Site Gym And Yoga Stress Management Workshop

APPROACHES TO IMPROVE QWL
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Flexibility in Work Schedules Freedom in forming Workgroup Opportunity for Growth Participation of Employees Implementing Suggestion Systems

QUALITY CIRCLE
‡ A Quality Circle is a small group of employees doing similar or related work who meet regularly to identify, analyze and solve product quality problems and to improve general operations

NEW METHODS OF QWL
‡ Prayer and meditation at the workplace e.g. Boeing, Apple Computers ‡ In house Gym and Yoga ‡ CSR activities ‡ Family days and birthday celebrations ‡ 5 days working week ‡ Ideation box

Increased Motivation And Productivity Employee Retention Employee Absenteeism reduces

Job involvement and satisfaction

Benefit To Company

Decrease Health Care Cost And Stress Related Illness

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