Quality of working life, Job enrichment and its impact on knowledge capital: exploratory study for opinion of Faculty Members at government and Private Colleges on Baghdad

Abstract

The problem of research was the lack of research that dealt with issue of the organizational environment, job design approach that is more suitable for knowledge work, therefore, the research aims to determine the impact of quality of working life and job enrichment on knowledge capital, starting from the hypothesis that there significant impact of quality of working life and job enrichment on knowledge capital, to achieve this goal the researcher from the theoretical literature and related studies conclude to the construction of the scheme shows the hypothetical relationship between the variables, which was adopted quality of working life and job enrichment as independent variable while knowledge capital representing the dependent variables. The sample consisted of (227) Faculty Member in ten colleges in Baghdad. The research found that There a significant correlation between quality of work life and job enrichment, and the high quality work life will be reflected in more positive impact in the capital knowledge, The results also showed that the adoption of the job enrichment is more suited to the nature of knowledge work, Finally, the research concluded that the impact on knowledge capital is increasing by integrating the quality of working life and job enrichment. Accordingly, the research recommended the necessity of provide High quality work life and adopting job enrichment as an approach to design the functions of the knowledge capital owners.