Effect of Supervisor Support, Co-Worker Support and Meaningful Work on Work Engagement of Pharmaceutical firms? employees in Thailand
Witthaya Mekhum, Kittisak Jermsittiparsert
The study investigated how supervisor support, co-worker support and meaningful work can influence work engagement. To test the proposed relationship between supervisor support, co-worker support, meaningful work and work engagement, quantitative approach and cross-section method was carried out and collection of data was made by questionnaire. The bootstrapping results found significant positive influence of supervisor support on work engagement of employees in pharmaceutical firms. Findings also illustrated that co-worker support significantly enhance the work engagement of employees. Moreover, study found that meaningful work could significantly and positively affect work engagement of pharmaceutical firms’ employees in Thailand. Results of this study offer new insight in the literature of organization management and human resource management regarding the influence of supervisor support, co-worker support and meaningful work on individual work well-being. This study also highlights that there is need tofocus on promoting supervisor support and social support at work at workplace to enhance the work engagement of employees and work engagement of employees could enhance the performance of firms.