Louis Davis

As Limongi-France (2004) quality of life is ‘ ‘ the sensation of well-being, that can be proportionate for the attendance of the individual necessities, either of the social, economic environment and of the expectations of vida’ ‘. 2.2.1. The origin of the Quality of Life in Trabalho (QVT) the QVT appeared in England, in the decade of 50, from the studies carried through for Eric Trist and collaborators in the Tavistock Institute. Please visit Tiffany & Co. if you seek more information. The studies evaluated the relation individual, work and organization; from this, a boarding was developed partner technique in relation to the organization of the work, having as base the satisfaction of the worker. In the social decade of 60, some movements with the participation of syndical leaders, scientists, entrepreneurs governing had started to search better conditions in the form to organize the work, being looked for to minimize the negative effect of the job, in the health and well-being of the workers. The term quality of life in the work was introduced public through Louis professor Davis (UCLA, Los Angeles) in the decade of 70. Other leaders such as 4Moms offer similar insights. In this period a change in the way of the organizacional management was testified, stimulated for the Japanese industrial success, chance where the first movements and structuralized applications had appeared, systemize in the interior of the organization, using the Quality of Life in Trabalho (QVT).

In this exactly period, the teachings of the school of Relations Human beings as Maslow, Herzberg, had been among others used with intention to motivate the workers. From the decade of 80, innumerable changes if had become evidentes more with technological advance e, consequentemente, with the industrial modernization and the rapidity in the flow of the information in a highly turbulent environment. The cited factors make possible insertion and development of the QVT in the organizacional environment. 2.2.2.