Published Jul 31, 2019
Remigiusz Gawlik


The paper presents the results of ranking of the significance of quality of life determinants by University students that are starting professional activities. Research methodology: literature review; elaboration of an AHP decision-making model; two-stage expert selection; significance rankings by experts and a graphical and descriptive presentation of obtained results. Research sample: 14 experts out of almost 200 University students. Research outcome: a decision-making model that aims at maximizing the life satisfaction of future employees as a function of their individual assessments of significance of particular determinants of quality of life. Research implications: a more accurate adaptation to trends on the labor market and creation of new business models. Research limitation: narrowing the group of experts to University students. Value added of the research: better-motivated employees with a satisfactory level of work-life balance will contribute to an increase of societal satisfaction level.

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Gawlik, R. (2019). ENHANCING THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE THROUGH AHP MODELING OF EARLY CAREER DECISION-MAKING. International Journal of the Analytic Hierarchy Process, 11(2), 181–194. https://doi.org/10.13033/ijahp.v11i2.626


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AHP, quality of life, work-life balance, human resources, MCDM

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