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Welfare facilities and job satisfaction: a study of operational level employees in the apparel industry of Sri Lanka

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M. V. S. Mendis

University of Kelaniya, LK
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Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Commerce and Management
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People become the most important asset to any company in today’s business world. Unlike physical assets, human assets can be developed, improved and motivated to achieve the goals and objectives of an organization. Further satisfied employees will make the organization to achieve its goals and objectives smoothly. Therefore keep employees satisfy is a necessity for any organization. The prime focus of this study was to investigate the relationship between welfare facilities and operational level employees’ job satisfaction in the apparel industry of Sri Lanka. This study empirically evaluated four independent variables (medical facilities, canteen facilities, loan facilities and housing facilities) and their relationship to the job satisfaction of operational level employees in the apparel industry of Sri Lanka. The sample consists of 100 operational level employees in the apparel industry of Sri Lanka. The data collection was done by using a self-administrated structured questionnaire. The results indicated that medical facilities, canteen facilities, loan facilities and housing facilities variables were positively and significantly correlated with job satisfaction variable. But those relationships were not much strong.
How to Cite: Mendis, M.V.S., (2016). Welfare facilities and job satisfaction: a study of operational level employees in the apparel industry of Sri Lanka. Kelaniya Journal of Human Resource Management. 11(2), pp.128–136. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/kjhrm.v11i2.33
Published on 31 Jul 2016.
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