The influence of quality of work life on trust: empirical insights from a SEM application
by Shivani Agarwal; Anjali Jindal; Pooja Garg; Renu Rastogi
International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (IJICBM), Vol. 15, No. 4, 2017

Abstract: The main purpose of this study is to link quality of work life with various forms of trust among IT employees. The study deploys path analysis method to generate and tested a model of quality of work life and its constituting factors toward trust. The model was analysed and evaluated with the help of SEM software AMOS 20.0 version. The findings indicated that most indices of the model were desirable and the fitness of the model was proved. It was found that quality of work life is an important factor to be considered for infusing trust among employees. The sample size was limited to NCR (India) conducted in IT industry and it is recommended that relationship between QWL and trust in these findings can be extended to other professionals and non-professionals employed in other industries. This study is new as there has been little recent research undertaken examining the IT sector. More generally, there is a scarcity of work focusing on quality of work life with trust. The research has developed a comprehensive model linking quality of work life and trust.

Online publication date: Mon, 30-Oct-2017

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