Investigating the Impact of Organizational Policy TowardsQuality of Work Life on Employee Engagement in Manufacturing Company Nigeria

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This paper is devoted to study of organizational policy towards the impact of quality of work life on employee engagement. It is important to investigate the factors of organizational policy that have impart to influence quality of work life on employee engagement antecedent variables directly and indirect through organizational policy role. The practice in the past by organizations was for the management level staff to formulate policy for the smooth running of the organizations. While this approach is working in its own way, it is equally important to consider a novel idea of involving all employee staff in policy formulation or in the reviewing of the existing policy. Against this backdrop, this study presents findings of the three variables: organizational policy, quality of work life and employee engagement This study tends to investigate how organizational policy (OP) can have influence on employee Quality Work Life (QWL) on Employee Engagement (EE). Linkage between these three factors will be established and various levels of each of the factors will also be identified. In the paper, four major stages of organizational policy are identified namely: the policy formulation, adoption, implementation and evaluation. Policy formulation is normally embedded in the minds of individuals and it is difficult to capture or communicate to others. On the other hand, adoption, implementation and evaluation policy is formal, typically documented and easily communicated and shared with others. The study assume that the focus of organizational policy and quality of work life should be placed on the employee engagement, thus the importance of organizational policy and employee quality of work life on employee engagement should be given greater attention.

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