THE IMPACT OF THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE ON WORK MOTIVATION AMONG THE NON-ACADEMIC EMPLOYEES OF PUBLIC HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS IN MALAYSIA
Keywords:work-life balance, human resource management, work motivation, non-academic employees, public higher education
Having a balance between life and work is an aspect of individual employees' lives, which is positively associated with their ability to perform well at work and live a happy and contented life. Work-life balance affects every aspect of individual life, either emotionally or psychologically. This study looks at the level of work-life balance and the work motivation of non-academic employees of public higher education institutions in Malaysia. Additionally, it also looks at how the work-life balance affects individual work motivation. This quantitative study was gathered through a set of questionnaires distributed to 335 non-academic employees of public higher education institutions in Malaysia. Analysis of findings was based on descriptive analysis using SPSS 23 version by looking at the mean and standard deviation. It also looks at the effects of work-life balance on work motivation by undertaking the Pearson correlation analysis. The study's findings provide an insight into the balance between life and work motivation as practiced by the non-academic employees of Malaysian higher education institutions. The findings also illustrate the significant relationship between work-life balance and work motivation among non-academic employees in Malaysian public higher education institutions.