Flexible Working as an Influencer of Employee Engagement Practices
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The study was done to know how best workplace flexibility acts as an influencer towards employee engagement. How best an employee commits himself/herself towards the organisation is called employee engagement and it is very much important for the development of organization. Workplace flexibility will be a best practice to create employee engagement in organization. In the modern era workplace flexibility is no more a new concept or an
option it is one of the vital policies to engage the employee. In some of the difficult situations like COVID, workplace flexibility will act as an influencer to engage employees. This study identified that work family conflict, stress, perceived risk are the independent variables and workplace flexibility was an intermediating variable and employee engagement was a dependent variable. In this study, 150 respondents were selected to undergo study in Bangalore and the questionnaire encompasses a 25-point Likert scale. The respondent was selected as working women who have to balance kids and work. By using path analysis, we found that work-family conflict, stress and perceived risk have a direct influence on employee engagement and have an indirect influence on employee engagement by providing workplace flexibility. Further study can be made by considering various other factors and different methods of workplace flexible options to have a better and healthiest working environment.
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