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Constructing a Model to Examine the Influence of Quality of Work-Life on Work-Life Balance - Discernment of Civil Engineers from Construction Industry in Chennai


  • Department of Civil Engineering, SRM University, SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram District, Chennai - 603203, Tamil Nadu, India


Objectives: The prime intention of this exploration is to construct a model to examine the impact of Quality of Work-Life (QWL) on the Work-Life Balance (WLB) among the civil engineering professional from the construction industry in Chennai. Methods/Statistical Analysis: This research followed descriptive study design and the sample size is 500. The structured questionnaire was used to collect the Primary data and it was circulated among professional engineers working in selected construction companies in Chennai city. Findings: The outcome of the study explored that there is a high effect of QWL on WLB, which means if the employees satisfies with the QWL, they may be able to balance their personal and professional life in a better way. Applications/Improvements: The outcomes of the research may be useful to conduct depth study or reformulate the policies of the construction companies by the key executives, to improve the QWL and WLB of their employees. The survey was conducted only in Chennai city among the employees working in top five selected companies; hence there is future scope to do similar research as a comparative study among Civil Engineers working in small, medium and large scale construction companies.


Construction Industry, Construction Management, Quality of Work-Life, Work-Life Balance.

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