Industrial parks
North Central Economic zones
North Central Region
Quality of life of employees


Abstract: This study develops and tests an integrative model of factors influencing the quality of workers’ life in the industrial parks (IPs) in Vietnam’s North Central Region. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods were applied. Data were collected from a sample of 381 workers in the factories in the targeted IPs, and multiple regression analysis was used to test the hypothesized relationships. The results reveal that the workers’ income only meets their basic needs with poor spiritual life and a lack of future life security. Further, they have very few opportunities to enjoy recreational activities, and the majority of them do not own adequate living facilities. The one-sample t-test analysis shows that most of the assessment criteria of factors affecting workers’ life have a mean value from 3.310 to 3.472, indicating that the need for improving workers’ life is very ur nt. Among the factors affecting the quality of workers’ life in the IPs, Living Conditions and Compensation Policies have the greatest impact with regression coefficients of 0.461 and 0.419, respectively.

Keywords: quality, workers’ life, industrial parks, North Central Region


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