The present study was conducted with the aim of investigating the impact of quality of work life on job involvement within the Kuwaiti industrial environment. It also seeks to explore the impact of empowerment on this relationship. A total of 300 questionnaires were submitted to the Public Authority for Industry in Kuwait, of which 231 were completed. The results indicate that quality of work life has both direct and indirect impacts, mediated by empowerment, on job involvement. The findings suggest that firms should pay close attention to quality of work life to ensure a favourable environment within the organization for retaining employees. The study concludes by explaining the limitations involved and suggests future research directions to enhance the quality of the work life in Kuwaiti organizations.
This study is aiming at assessing the quality of work life for academic staff in Jordanian universities. And to identify the possibility of the existence of a statistical significant difference in their attitudes as it relates to quality of work life, which can be attributed to the variables of gender, age, academic rank, and experience. Academic staff were asked to fill questionnaire assessing the following QWL indicators: fair compensation, safe and healthy environment, work-life balance, social integration and career advancement towards university. The research most important findings and conclusions are: The arithmetic mean of the estimates of academic staff in the Jordanian universities towards quality of work life were moderate. Besides, there were no statistical significant on quality work life the due to variables (gender, age, academic qualification, experience).