A Study on Employee’s Psychological Well Being in Medium and Large Scale Manufacturing Industries

DMS-GBMP | Special Issue | July-2018 | Published Online: 30 July 2018    PDF ( 273 KB )
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1327562
Author(s)
Dr. D. Porkalai 1; Dr. K. Lavanya Latha 2

1Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, Christ College of Engineering and Technology, Moolakulam, Puducherry (India)

2Assistant professor, Department of Management Studies, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Puducherry (India)

Abstract

Well-being in general is a dynamic concept that includes subjective, social, and psychological dimensions as well as health-related behaviors. It refers to optimal psychological functioning and experience. Well-being of employees is an important issue in every work environment. This study examines the perception of employees about their psychological well being and its impact on demographic factors among medium and large scale manufacturing industries. The research design adopted for the study is descriptive in nature. Samples used were 354. Independent sample t-test and One-way ANOVA are the tools used for analysis to achieve the objectives. Findings of the study is that overall psychological well being of the employees are moderate and demographic factors such as age, education, family size and monthly income differs with their psychological well being where as gender, marital status and work experience has no any significant difference for the employees working in the manufacturing industries. An employee-centered organisation will maintain better quality of work life and to improve their employee’s psychological well being.

Keywords
Psychological well being, Quality of work life, One-way ANOVA, Manufacturing industries
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