Working conditions and the influence of work-life balance on garment industry workers’ job satisfaction

Muhammad Zuhdi, Sari Wahyuni, Muthia Pramesti

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Abstract

Apprehensive working conditions in the garment sector are becoming an issue among some scholars. This study investigates the working conditions in some garment factories located on Java Island. The focus of this study is to examine the effects of work-life balance (WLB) on workers’ job satisfaction in the garment industry. Convenience sampling was used for this research and the samples consist of some areas in the Java Islands. This research was conducted based on 55 samples. The hypothesis was tested using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) Version 23, and focuses on results from group discussion. The results show that WLB does influence workers’ job satisfaction. It also reveals apprehensive working conditions in garment factories with excessive working hours and low wages.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContemporary Issues on Business, Development and Islamic Economics in Indonesia
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages211-226
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781536168327
ISBN (Print)9781536162783
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Job satisfaction
  • Labor
  • Life satisfaction
  • Work-life balance
  • Working conditions

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