Determinants of Employee Health and Happiness: a Wellness Perceptive from Islamic and General Point of View at Public Sector Organizations in Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Islam is the complete code of life and contemporary workplaces are no exception being well positive domain of health and a source of happiness. Healthy and happy employees symbolize healthy and happy organizations. Workplace health promotion is attracting global attention to nurture employee wellbeing and happiness as a catalyst for organizational excellence. This study explore wellbeing perspectives of employee development through a qualitative survey involving 228 employees of selected public sector organizations in Pakistan. Findings highlighted key determinants of employee wellness (health and happiness) calling for a focused and strategic attention of organizational management. Aligned with multidimensional approach to holistic wellness, the participants’ responses were grouped into eight dimensions in the order of importance based on number of coding references; intellectual, physical, financial, environmental, occupational, emotional, social, and spiritual wellness. Outcomes are examined in Islamic perspectives and found well aligned with the teachings of Quran and Sunnah.
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