Abstract: The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of the healthcare institutions' ownership on the quality of working life of workers. QWL was determined by an adapted quality of life questionnaire. The questionnaire contains statements about different aspects of working life. In the comparisons of two independent groups t-test was applied, while in more than two independent groups - ANOVA and ANCOVA (to control the influence of age). In private hospitals there is a significantly lower quality of working life compared to municipal. This is most pronounced in the weak Social Guarantees and Social Benefits. Among the components of QWL, in private hospitals, Remuneration is also low.
Keywords: Quality of working life (QWL), work satisfaction, health organizations, health workers
Recieved: 17.03.2018 Accepted: 21.08.2018 UDC: 005.6:614.253.6(497.2)