The Social Sciences

Year: 2006
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Page No. 7 - 14

Present Status of Health Care Facilities at Work Place: An Empirical Study on Some Business Enterprises of Some Selected Areas in Bangladesh

Authors : Shahadat Hossain and Mohammad Nasir Uddin

Abstract: The health impact on human capital formation and socio-economic development are unquestionable and well recognized; this impact is intermediated through various determinants of human capital. Health care facilities of employees of business organizations are one of them. There is an increasing demand for the management of the large and medium scale enterprises to provide health care schemes to their employees, as people in this area are more health conscious because it is positively related to productivity and profitability. This study firstly aims at understanding the present state of health care facilities available at the workplace from the viewpoint of both employees and employers. The study then analyzed whether this scheme is feasible in the organizations. Some actions have been suggested on the basis of the findings. The study reveals that bottom line of the organizations are aware about this and this would ensure financial profitability of the organizations since it would reduce absenteeism among employees and also motivate them to work better for the organizations.

How to cite this article:

Shahadat Hossain and Mohammad Nasir Uddin , 2006. Present Status of Health Care Facilities at Work Place: An Empirical Study on Some Business Enterprises of Some Selected Areas in Bangladesh. The Social Sciences, 1: 7-14.

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