Title: Work-life happiness among non-academic staff of institutions of higher learning: a demographic study

Authors: Anita Sikandar; Mohd. Abdul Sikandar

Addresses: Shyamlal College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India ' School of Commerce and Business Management, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Abstract: Happiness plays an important role in human life and career. Continuous engagement, happiness and satisfaction at the workplace have a positive impact on health that enhances productivity and performance of an employee in organisations. Happiness is generally termed as a positive emotion by psychologists. It is believed in society at large that happiness is a state of mind and the happy people can achieve success in their career through positivity. The present study investigates the level of Work-Life Happiness (WLH) among non-academic staff from select higher educational institutions in India and to find out whether or not the demographic factors influence WLH. The results reveal that the demographic factors significantly influence the level of work-life happiness and their well-being in organisations.

Keywords: employee commitment; employee engagement; employee wellbeing; work-life balance; workplace collaboration; work-life happiness.

DOI: 10.1504/WREMSD.2023.127246

World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2023 Vol.19 No.1/2, pp.91 - 109

Received: 17 Sep 2020
Accepted: 23 Nov 2020

Published online: 30 Nov 2022 *

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