Decent Work and Social Sustainability: A conceptual model


  • Nor Tasnim Syahera Rasak Faculty of Business & Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mohd Rizaimy Shaharudin Smart Manufacturing Research Institute (SMRI), School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Nur Zainie Abd Hamid Faculty of Business & Management Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Perlis, Malaysia



Decent Work, Sustainable Development Goals, Social Sustainability, Employment


Numerous prior researchers have utilized various variables to substantiate their findings, given the inconsistent conceptualization of decent work across various dimensions. This paper seeks to introduce a conceptual framework for examining the correlation between the pillars of decent work and social sustainability. Employing the lens of PWT, the study uncovers that the four pillars of decent work (employment creation, social protection, rights at work, and social dialogue) significantly impact social sustainability. Future research is recommended to delve into the interplay of the psychology of working, as these factors are anticipated to affect decent work.


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How to Cite

Rasak, N. T. S., Shaharudin, M. R., & Abd Hamid, N. Z. (2023). Decent Work and Social Sustainability: A conceptual model . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(SI16), 235–240.

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