Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020, Page: 47-54
Attaining Productivity Enhancement Through Worker Satisfaction on Readymade Garments Sector of Bangladesh
Md. Arifur Rahman, Knitting Production, Apex Fashion Wear Ltd., Dhaka, Bangladesh
Reashad Bin Kabir, Department of Apparel Manufacturing Management and Technology, Shanto-Maraim University of Creative Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Received: Aug. 28, 2020;       Accepted: Sep. 15, 2020;       Published: Sep. 25, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ae.20200402.14      View  136      Downloads  66
When the cornerstone of Bangladesh's economy, the Readymade Garments (RMG) sector, is proliferating vigorously, some intrinsic disgraceful factors are thwarting its progress. The absence of proper worker satisfaction is a significant one. Several research works done before indisputably demonstrated a strong relationship between worker satisfaction and its correlation with productivity improvement. This research reveals worker satisfaction as an integral factor of productivity enhancement in the RMG sector of Bangladesh. Moreover, it addresses how productivity enhancement is highly influenced by different elements of worker satisfaction. After identifying the factors from previous literature, the impact of those factors was analyzed. A questionnaire containing different factors of employee satisfaction was used for collecting necessary data. The survey presented a range of options from (1-5), depicting “strongly disagree” to “strongly agree” for collecting their feedback. Finally, after the data collection, productivity improvement through worker satisfaction has been investigated by using hypothesis testing—some satisfaction related factors have also been scrutinized to get a better result. As the RMG sector plays the predominant role in the Bangladesh economy, this research will help the factory owner and Managers to ensure worker satisfaction and production enhancement. This paper argues to focus on those factors which directly influence worker satisfaction intending to increase the productivity of the RMG sector as well as buttressing Bangladesh's economy.
RMG Sector, Productivity Enhancement, Worker Satisfaction, Hypothesis Testing (Questionnaire Survey Based)
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Md. Arifur Rahman, Reashad Bin Kabir, Attaining Productivity Enhancement Through Worker Satisfaction on Readymade Garments Sector of Bangladesh, Applied Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2020, pp. 47-54. doi: 10.11648/j.ae.20200402.14
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