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Sushmita Singh1,2 and S. K. Singh2

First Published 29 Sep 2022. https://doi.org/10.1177/0976030X221113980
Article Information Volume 14, Issue 1 January 2023
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Sushmita Singh, Sushmita Singh, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujarat 391760, India; Institute of Management, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India.
Email: sushmitasingh@fmsbhu.ac.in,sushmita.sa@gmail.com

1 Parul University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

2 Institute of Management BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

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The study investigated work-related well-being among handloom weavers of Varanasi. The various dimensions of work-related well-being were work engagement, job satisfaction and occupational stress. The work also focused on inter-dimensional relationship of various components of work-related well-being. A cross-sectional survey design with random sampling method was used, and 325 handloom weavers were part of the survey. Exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis was used to explore and validate the measurement instrument for work-related well-being. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients were used to investigate the relationships among various dimensions. The model was tested using structural equation modelling on AMOS 22 platform. The outcomes were suggestive of a three-factor model of work-related well-being which included work engagement, occupational stress and job satisfaction as the components. The findings suggested that job satisfaction positively characterizes work-related well-being followed by work engagement. Occupational stress negatively explains work-related well-being.


Handloom weavers, job satisfaction, job demands, job resources, work engagement, work-related well-being


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