Work-life balance does not imply striking an equal balance, but rather simply helps to schedule work activities and family commitments in a realistic and rewarding arrangement for the two fundamental needs (valcour, 2007. Women, work and work/life balance: research roundup (istock) the issue of work/life balance has recently generated an extended discussion in the news media, further, a 2011 study published in the journal of personality and social psychology,. Noor’s study (as cited in levy, 2012) explains that work-life balance often involves issues with family, working time, welfare, social security, leisure time, and the list goes on. The study was framed within the context of antonovsky's salutogenic theory, exploring the stressors which were encountered and the resources which contributed to achieving health and wellbeing of women in mining in the course of balancing work and other demands and aspects of life. Work-life practices and organizational performance 1 making the link between work-life balance practices and organizational performance work-life practices and organizational performance 2 abstract the business case for work-life balance practices, as espoused by many organizations, work-life balance research focuses on employees.
In the present study, it an attempt to analyze the factors affecting work-life balance and also to find the impact of family life on work life and work life on family life and whether there is a relation between work life balance and. This study used qualitative research to examine the challenges these women face in their working and personal lives, the support systems they rely on to fulfill their multiple roles, and the strategies and coping skills they utilize to maintain work and family life balance. Qualitative research is inductive and does not require a hypothesis in order to start the research process let's take a closer look at this important difference, and dig a bit deeper into three key terms that help define quantitative and qualitative research.
Work–life balance or quality of life programs pertain to the impact of work on people as well as on organizational effectiveness (pawar, 2013) the focus of this study was to explore the strategies that business leaders use for. Tool used for the study is the manual on work–life balance of the industrial society (now the work foundation) by daniels and mccarraher data were subjected to descriptive statistics and it pleck’s (1977) research suggests that family-to-work spill-over is stronger for women and the work-to-family spill-over is stronger for men. 102016 work smart study finds work-life balance could be a matter of life and death new research suggests a correlation between an employee’s control over their work and their life expectancy.
News and articles of interest on this section of the site you will find recent articles from a variety of sources that may be of interest to those searching for new information on work/life balance, flexible work options, diversity management and paid parental leave. Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you but by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue. Research on gender and ‘work–life balance’ research on work–life balance is complicated by the gendered structure of the labour market in many countries, women work shorter hours and occupy lower status jobs than men. Qualitative research is a type of social science research that collects and works with non-numerical data and that seeks to interpret meaning from these data that help us understand social life through the study of targeted populations or places.
Work-life balance research it matters who has access to work-life balance — and who doesn’t save share may 07, 2018 memoirs of life and work a decade after an mba. Secondary analysis allows us to use an existing pool of data to pursue a research interest which is different from that of the original work we used this approach in an investigation into work/life balance of male managers (see notz, 2001, 2004) in this qualitative research project, german. Work life balance and job satisfaction among faculty at iowa state university farah mukhtar mukhtar, farah, work life balance and job satisfaction among faculty at iowa state university (2012)graduate theses and job satisfaction, and work life balance, this study used gender, age, salary, race, rank and professional experiences as. European research studies volume xiii, issue (1), 2010 202 work-life balance practices are deliberate organizational changes in programs or organizational culture that are designed to reduce work-life conflict and enable.
This case study series explores work-life balance and flexible work arrangements each case highlights the conditions and requirements necessary to make work- life programs and practices successful. This study was a qualitative exploration of women’s work – life balance over the life course in retail management ten women who worked in the centre management of a mall in durban were. The study will explore on possible execution process of work life balance programs in detail and knowing its advantages to the single parents being the focus of research investigation.