1st Edition

Quality of Life An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    236 Pages 29 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Quality of Life: An Interdisciplinary Perspective 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. This book can also fill a gap in teaching and research.

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

    1 Is the Human Development Index Still Appropriate for the Assessment of Quality of Life?

    2 Workers’ Well-being and Workplace Environment: Crossed Case Studies of Workplaces in Italy, Greece and Portugal.

    3 Quality of Life in Nursing Homes: A European Approach for Improvement.

    4 International Students’ Well-being Achievements Through the Lens of The Capability Approach: A Case Study.

    5 Improving Quality of Life through Global Citizenship Education (GCED) .

    6 Technological Innovation for Environmental Sustainability and Quality of Life.

    7 Key Factors and Influencers determining Work-life Balance and their Implications on Quality of Life.

    8 Smart Cities and their Role in Enhancing Quality of Life.

    9 Integrating Human Wellbeing and Quality of Life Derived from Nature-based Livelihoods in Modern Economy

    10 Nurturing Resilience and Quality Of Life - A Blue Economy Approach.

    11 Spatial Assessment of Quality of Life Using Composite Index: A Case of Kerala, India.


    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.