Tag Archives: social relations

A Study on Quality of Work Life (QWL) in Jordanian Universities (Published)

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).

Keywords: Compensation, Jordanian universities., QWL, Work Life Balance, organizational involvement, quality of work life, safe environment, social relations

Passive Social Relationships as a Factor of Mobility Fulfillment of Public Spaces (Published)

The simplest element of human life is social action. Social action is a vital series of movements, which humans do to achieve a goal in relation with other human. People have an inherent need to social relations and therefore provide a situation that can experience the social relationship. The social and cultural relationships all happen in space so spaces contain social and cultural relations among certain groups and certain places. This happens in a specific period of time. So social life is located in spaces and time and limited by them. In the streets and urban centers and places, social activities generally have superficial modes; most of these activities are passive communication, like vision and hearing the sound of large number of anonymous people. But even this limited activity can also be very attractive. Today’s Life, the high speed causes the limited communication between citizens. In this busy fast life, more social activities (whether, willingly or unwillingly) is going to the passive social relationships. Transient looks, ambiguous and garbled sounds and…. This research in the first section is going to recognizethe social existing relations in Fahadan quarter of Yazd city and also existing public spaces in this area and in the next section the proposal of urban design strategies of public spaces in neighborhood level in order to prepare a good field and strengthening the passive social relations is taken into consideration. So in this way we can increase the quality of social relations between residents and also the amount of these relationships.

Keywords: Passive social relations, Social action, Vision, hearing, social relations