1st Edition

Quality of Life
An Interdisciplinary Perspective

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ISBN 9780367433994
August 1, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
232 Pages 29 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book presents the Quality of Life using a contemporary and interdisciplinary approach. Various socio-cultural, spiritual, technological, and human factors aspects which have an immense bearing on our lives, are an integral part of this book.

This book highlights cultural differences in terms of Quality of Life. It recognizes the presence of cultural differences resulting from the social status attributed to an individual’s age, gender, class, race, and ethnicity. It can be used as a guide in the field of global well-being and for future research. It presents clues to complex problems and empirical materials and attempts to bring out a more comprehensive picture of global and contemporary Quality of Life and Well-Being. The book can also fill a gap in teaching and research.

Those that will find this book useful will be researchers, academicians, practitioners and students of management, behavioral science, human factors, psychology, health economics, sociology, public health and politics.

Table of Contents

1. Monitoring Well-being: A Global Perspective. 2. The Human Development Index: Objective Approaches. 3. Cultural Influences on Quality of Life. 4. Happiness Quotient: Indicator for Quality of Life. 5. Measuring Quality of Life and Construction of Social Indicator. 6. Quality of Life and Quality of Work Life. 7. Marketing, Consumers, and Quality of Life. 8. Technology Interface and Quality of Life. 9. Quality of Life Research in Different Functional area of Management. 10. Role of Government, Public Policy, and Quality of Life. 11. Role of Economics and Economic History in Quality of Life. 12. Aging, Health and Quality of Life. 13. Qualitative and Quantitative Approach to understand Quality of Life.

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Shruti Tripathi is Associate Professor in the area of HRM & Organisational Behaviour and Former HOD at Amity International Business School, Amity University, Noida,India .She has her Ph.D. in the area of Quality of Life from University of Allahabad, one of the oldest and top ranked Universities of India. She is NET qualified and has a throughout first class academic career. Her research interests include Quality Of Life,Sustainable development,quality of work life,future of work, the emerging issues of management and technology specially in the post pandemic world, changes in societal values on career decisions etc..Her research contributions have been accepted in many International and National journals of repute.

Rashmi Rai is an MBA, PhD, working as an Assistant Professor in School of Business and Management , Christ (deemed to be) University. She is also the coordinator of MBA (International Business) Program at her University. Her main area of interest are the emerging issues of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour. She has keen interest in research that includes varied topics like Quality of Work Life, successful ageing and work life balance.

Ingrid Van Rompay-Bartels holds a M.A and Ph.D. from Leiden University, the Netherlands. She is currently a senior lecturer in intercultural learning at International School of Business at HAN University of Applied Sciences. As a researcher, she also works for the Research Centre of International Business focusing on global citizenship, intercultural learning & competence, diversity & inclusion, and intercultural (virtual) collaboration competence.