How Do Job Happiness Factors Affect Building Construction Workers in Bangladesh?: The Moderating Role of Monitoring System

Mohitul Ameen Ahmed Mustafi, Abid Aziz, Mohasina Ankhi, Sonjoy Maitra, Farooq Hossan, Md. Monowar Uddin Talukdar, Mir Mohammad Azad


This study aims to investigate the factors that influence job happiness among building construction workers in Bangladesh. The research used a quantitative research design and collected data from 290 construction workers through a structured questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and structural equation modeling. The study used both primary and secondary data sources. In this study, we used a structured questionnaire, with 1 indicating strongly disagree and 5 indicating strongly agree. A purposive sampling technique was used to collect data from Bangladesh construction sector. The research findings revealed several factors that contribute to the job happiness of construction workers. These factors include inspiration, personal traits, and working condition. This study also revealed that moderating factors such as the monitoring factor system can improve job happiness in this sector. Overall, the study suggests that employers in the construction industry should focus on providing inspiration, personal traits, and working conditions to their workers. By addressing these factors, construction companies can improve the job happiness of their workers, which can lead to increased productivity.


Keywords: human relations, inspiration, job happiness, monitoring, personal traits, working condition, construction worker, Bangladesh.

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