Using WBL as ODI to Improve Work Environment and Well-being of Employees
Keywords:whole brain literacy, work environment, employee’s well-being, small business entrepreneur
This research was undertaken at SC Siam Supply and Sounds. The study was an action research, focus on work environment and well-being of employees The objectives of research comprise of three; 1) To determine the current situation of work environment and well-being of employees; 2)To identify if using WBL as ODI can improve work environment and well-being of employee and 3) To compare the difference between pre-ODI and post-ODI. Data collection techniques of this study were survey, observation and interview while the respondents were employees of production department. The OD interventions were based from Whole Brain Literacy model and four steps of ODIs were implemented, consisting of 1) awareness 2) idea creation 3) action and 4) sustainable. The findings from the study revealed that there was difference between pre-ODI and Post-ODI in area of work environment. On the other hands, there was no significant difference in area of well-being of employees. For future study, researcher recommends to include the measurement scale, intensity of light and temperature scale, to determine appropriate light and temperature for employees.. An improvement of organizational technology would be able to improve work environment and well-being of employee as well.
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