Work-Life Balance and Job Satisfaction among Malaysian Healthcare Employees

Authors

  • Muhamad Khalil BIN Omar UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i4.177

Abstract

Increasing participation of women and dual career couples into the employment world, together with the establishment of non-standard work arrangements have affected the employees' ability to juggle between work and life and therefore influencing the satisfaction in performing their job especially among those who are working in 24-hour operating companies such in a healthcare industry. Hence, this study among 681 employees of a Malaysian healthcare organization has found that there was a positive and significant effect of satisfaction with work-life balance towards job satisfaction and male workers were significantly more satisfied with their jobs as compared to the female counterpart.

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).

Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

 

Author Biography

Muhamad Khalil BIN Omar, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

SENIOR LECTURER

CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION STUDIES

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

 

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Published

2016-08-07

How to Cite

Omar, M. K. B. (2016). Work-Life Balance and Job Satisfaction among Malaysian Healthcare Employees. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(4), 271-278. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i4.177