Quality of Life at Work of Janitors Workers

  • Ma. Concepción Rodríguez Nieto Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
  • Oswaldo Himénez-Sanchez
  • José Armando Peña-Moreno
  • Víctor Hugo Ibarra-González
Keywords: quality of life at work, job satisfaction, subjective well-being, Work-family balance


The aim of the study was to analyze the perception of quality of life in the work of janitor employees. The design was descriptive with a mixed approach. The 11 janitor workers of a Faculty of a public university participated and they responded individually to a questionnaire. In addition, eight of them participated in semi-structured interviews where the theme of study was addressed. The results showed that janitor workers have a high general perception of the quality of life at work associated with a high level of subjective wellbeing and satisfaction with work, good health and social interaction with coworkers, boss and members of the organization. For all janitor workers, the family is a great motivator and support in their daily lives and works. However, a work-family imbalance was found that women perceive greater than men.


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How to Cite
Rodríguez Nieto, M. C., Himénez-Sanchez, O., Peña-Moreno, J. A., & Ibarra-González, V. H. (2018). Quality of Life at Work of Janitors Workers. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH, 13, 2913-2924. https://doi.org/10.24297/jssr.v13i0.7978