A Study of a Happy Workplace in an Oil & Gas Company

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Carlo Bertini
Narongpon Boonsongpaisan

Abstract

Despite happy workplace was essential to all companies, little of Thai’s literaturehad been found to study about happy workplace in oil & gas companies. An oil & gas company could be considered as a multidisciplinarywork organization where challenging work, time constraint, safety, technical knowledge, management, and even more were as same as many other industries. Therefore, the research had aimed to identify factors those help promote a happy workplace in an upstream Thai National Oil & Gas Company and also provide a management guideline for companies who seek to uplift their employees’ happiness in the workplace. Quantitative and qualitative method were used to confirm the factors based on literature reviews. 378 survey samples were obtained from 2,167 employees working in the company, and leading personnel were interviewed. Exploratory factor analysis and the interview data were the tools used to identify the factors, concluding in 6 factors creating a happy workplace with management guideline: Company’s policy, Fairness, Trust and Respect, Job satisfaction, Company’s Culture, and Leadership.


 

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