The Effect of Work Environment and Work-life Balance on Job Satisfaction: Work Stress as a Mediator
Journal of Economics, Management and Trade,
Aims: Employees are one of the crucial factors in a company. Company must be able to pay attention to the physical and mental needs of the employee to obtain good performance. Work environment and work-life balance are the factors that affect the employees’ performance and job satisfaction. This research aims to identify the effect of the work environment and work-life balance on the job satisfaction of the employee’s millennial generation which is mediated by stress.
Study Design: Explanatory Research.
Place and Duration of Study: millennials and have worked in Indonesia, between October 2022 and November 2022.
Methodology: The method of collecting the data is by using a questionnaire through a purposive sampling technique. The use of Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) with the tool of AMOS 26. Sample: We included 206 respondents (80 men, 126 women; age range 20-35 years).
Results: The result of this research indicates that the work environment and work-life balance have a negative and significant effect on work stress but a positive and significant effect on job satisfaction. Meanwhile, work stress has a negative and significant positive relation to job satisfaction when mediated by work stress.
Conclusion: This research reveals that work stress has a direct or indirect relationship to one's job satisfaction. Based on the research that has been done, it is known that the work environment and work-life balance are several factors that make workers feel satisfied with their jobs. They will experience work stress, where job stress is a mediator that will indirectly affect one's job satisfaction.
- Work environment
- work-life balance
- work stress
- job satisfaction
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