A Study on Workplace Fun Affects Employee Engagement: Case Study of Manufacturing Industry

  • Eliy Nazira Mat NazirEmail author
  • Muhammad Syukri Abdullah
  • Nurul Farihin Mhd Nasir
  • Dalili Izni Shafie
  • Nor Farehan Omar
  • Nor Azura Halim
Conference paper


The conception of workplace fun includes socially taking part in interesting and spontaneous positive occasions in the working environment; such occasions are crucial in refining associations for workers. In spite of the fact that fun and also amusingness can both be enjoyable, fun at work incorporates to some degree a distinctive range of activities. Academic studies have connected workplace fun with employee performance, job satisfaction, expanded creativity and development and organizational citizenship behaviour (OCB), while mainstream press articles have made the connection of workplace fun to the decreased truancy as well as job burnout. Hence, this research has been conducted to identify which types of workplace fun, namely, personal freedom, socializing with co-worker and organizational culture, have significantly contributed towards employee engagement. Based on the result, socializing with co-worker and organizational culture have positive and significant relationship with employee engagement, whereas personal freedom has negative relationship with employee engagement.


Employee engagement Personal freedom Socializing with co-worker and organizational culture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eliy Nazira Mat Nazir
    • 1
    Email author
  • Muhammad Syukri Abdullah
    • 2
  • Nurul Farihin Mhd Nasir
    • 1
  • Dalili Izni Shafie
    • 3
  • Nor Farehan Omar
    • 4
  • Nor Azura Halim
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan PerlisArauMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of Business and ManagementUniversiti Teknologi MARAPuncak AlamMalaysia
  3. 3.Faculty of Business and ManagementUniversiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan KedahMerbokMalaysia
  4. 4.Faculty of Business and ManagementUniversiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan JohorMasaiMalaysia

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