Work-life management for workforce maintenance: A qualitative comparative study

Rachel W.Y. Yee, Maria Jose Miquel-Romero, Sonia Cruz-Ros

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Nowadays, owing to the changing nature of the work environment, with its ever-increasing demands, the quality of working life and its relationship with the individual's wellbeing are recognized worldwide as vital for the workforce. This study analyzes the role of employees’ perception of five quality of working life attributes (specifically workplace conditions, working life autonomy, corporate citizenship, remuneration, and workplace diversity and inclusion) in ensuring the individual's wellbeing focusing in particular on workers’ perception of work-life balance, working life opportunities, and health and wellness. The results of the fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis reveal the same various configurations for the three outcomes that suggest a new perspective towards understanding the factors in employees’ working life that enhance their wellbeing, and so improve workforce maintenance. The results have managerial implications related to work-life management for workforce maintenance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-337
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Business Research
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


  • Fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis
  • Quality of working life
  • Well-being
  • Workforce maintenance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Marketing


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