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Quality of life and work - a brief reflection
AJ Baptista

This is a brief reflection, from the point of view of a engineer, about the Quality of Life and Work, and their relations and interactions.

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  • 1. Quality of Life and Work - a brief reflection - pt.linkedin.com/in/siebenrenn/ )
  • 2. Quality of life and work  What is the meaning of “Quality of life”?...
  • 3. Quality of life and work I – PHYSICAL DOMAIN 1. Pain 2. Energy and Fatigue 3. Sleep and Rest  Definition by the World Health Organization Quality of Life
  • 4. Quality of life and work II – PSICOLOGICAL DOMAIN 4. Positive feelings 5. To Think, To Learn, Memory 6. Self Esteem 7. Physical appearance and looks 8. Negative feelings  Definition by the World Health Organization Quality of Life
  • 5. Quality of life and work III – INDEPENDENCE LEVEL 9. Mobility 10. Daily activities 11. Medical dependence 12. Work capabilities  Definition by the World Health Organization Quality of Life
  • 6. Quality of life and work IV – SOCIAL RELATIONS 13. Social relations 14. Social support 15. Sexual activity  Definition by the World Health Organization Quality of Life
  • 7. Quality of life and work V - ENVIRONMENT 16. Security and Protection 17. Home environment 18. Financial resources 19. Health Care and Social Pensions 20. Opportunities to obtain information/training 21. Physical environment (pollution, noise, traffic) 22. Opportunities for leisure activities 23. Transportation  Definition by the World Health Organization Quality of Life
  • 8. Quality of life and work VI – SPIRITUAL ASPECTS 24. Spirituality, Beliefs and Religion  Definition by the World Health Organization Quality of Life
  • 9. Quality of life and work  Human Development Index (2011) QUIZ: “What is your quality of life level ?”
  • 10. Quality of life and work QOL QOW  Relation between Quality of Life and Quality of Work “Quality of life is used to evaluate the general well-being of individuals and societies” “Quality of work is used to evaluate organizational actions that may attain human development for, and during, work activities”
  • 11. Quality of life and work  Fairness reward  Safety and health conditions  Human capabilities development  Growth and professional stability  Respect for workers rights  Balance between work life and personal life  Professional and social integration  Social relevance  Measures that can increase Quality of Work (Huse e Cummings 1985)
  • 12. Quality of life and work For Workers:  Increased motivational levels  Elimination of destructive stress  Reduction of muscle pain  Energy levels reinforcement  Increased concentration  Trust and team spirit creation between colleagues  Psychosocial stimulation  Increased self-confidence levels  BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE  Benefits of increasing the Quality of Work
  • 13. Quality of life and work For the Organization:  Reduction of work accidents  Reduction of absenteeism  Reduction of medical and absenteeism costs  Increased worker’s motivation and energy  Better environment for creativity  Better environment for innovation  Conflict reduction between colleagues  Reduction of inefficiency  Increased productivity and profit  BETTER QUALITY OF WORK  Benefits of increasing the Quality of Work
  • 14. Quality of life and work  Balance between Work Life and Personal Life  There isn’t an easy balance between Work Life <> Personal Life  Objectives definition: Work Life <> Personal Life  The top objective of companies is their shareholders profit  The top objective of a worker is the one he defines for himself  There is always the dilemma: more Time vs. more Money  Be aware of the consequences of today’s options on tomorrow’s reality  Increase of work density on the usable time of the day  Wise time management and Personal Life priorities definition  Wise time management and Professional Life goal settings
  • 15. Quality of life and work  Balance between Work Life and Personal Life
  • 16. Quality of life and work  Threats to the Quality of Life and Work  Unhealthy food habits  Drugs and smoking habits  Exaggerated consumption of alcohol and medication  Destructive levels of stress and anxiety  Social e cultural isolation  Excessive / unattainable / illusory expectations  Unsustainable time balances: Personal Life <> Professional Life  Absence of quality rest and “offline periods”
  • 17. Quality of life and work  Some hints towards a Quality of Life/Work roadmap  Reflect and identify your Objectives and your Values for your life  Be aware of your personality type (e.g. Myers-Briggs or Keirsey test)  Understand better the human types of behaviour  Differentiate Cognitive Intelligence from Emotional Intelligence  Create life moments which you like most, with the ones you love most
  • 18. Quality of life and work “The time theft mistery” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdYYs3v3pKk&feature=related
  • 19. Quality of life and work Are you picturing your “Master Plan” or just a flower with spikes? Flower Beds in Holland, c.1883 - Vincent Van Gogh “The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while been grateful.” Charles Chaplin
  • 20. Quality of life and work  Internet Links  World Health Organization http://www.who.int/en/  Winning - Jack Welch and Suzy Welch http://www.amazon.com/Winning-Jack-Welch/dp/0060753943  What is your level of Emotional health? http://www.elainesden.org/gpage19.html  WHOQOL-100 – WHO Questionnaire for Quality of Life assessment http://www.ufrgs.br/psiq/whoqol-100.html  Keirsey personality test http://kisa.ca/personality/  Book by António Feio – “Aproveitem a Vida” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWGjK8MY2go