The key findings were that there was a positive association between FWA's and employee intent to stay longer with the company. Further, employee well- being associated with the advantages of the FWA seemed to be a major influence on their decision to stay.
Strong emotional responses on the issue of family time and caregiving were observed, along with the hypothetical cancelation of the FWA. Some negative associations of the FWA were discovered, namely technology issues, distractions at home, and isolation from work colleagues. The conclusions made from this case study are that work-life balance initiatives such as FWA's generally increase employee well-being, organisational commitment, work performance, and quality of family life.
The recommendation to RSSS is to extend the FWA to assess the full implications on intent to stay to see if it does in fact reduce the turnover rate. Further recommendations include resolving technology issues, and to initiate well-being programs that are tied to work performance assessment. Changes in the conditions of formal work in Ghana speaks to larger themes of globalization and economic liberalization. While the liberalization of the banking industry in Ghana a site of formal work has improved the material rewards While the liberalization of the banking industry in Ghana a site of formal work has improved the material rewards of bank work, these benefits are gendered and unequal.
Moreover, other conditions of work have become more challenging, including the volume and hours of work. The paper discusses the implications of these changes for female bank workers within a wider social context, and argues that the expansion of work spaces for women may prove to be restrictive as workplace and societal gender norms converge. The paper thus challenges the neoliberal perspective that formal salaried work is inherently empowering to women. Demographics and Work-life Enrichment.
Work-life enrichment is a construct which has received increased research attention recently Brough, Siu, O'Driscoll, and Timms, Studies often explored the work-life enrichment from the point of view of contextual variables Studies often explored the work-life enrichment from the point of view of contextual variables Lapierre, et al. Literature exploration found that limited research had explored the relationship between work-life enrichment and employee demographics exclusively.
This study exclusively examined the relationship between the employee demographics and work-life enrichment with the help of data obtained from 78 banking and academic professionals from the taluk of Viakom. The result of the analysis found that employee demographics work, family and personal does not have any relationship with work-life enrichment and there by conforms work-life enrichment as a construct which is less social in nature.
Bicycle Messengers, Work and Leisure. Malnutrition is in great triumph on the helm of galore public health panic in the world. There are abundance of different shaping bid taken to curb malnourishment in different countries by means of different campaigning, discussions, There are abundance of different shaping bid taken to curb malnourishment in different countries by means of different campaigning, discussions, pricessions and talk shows to focalize malnutrition bulk. There are different research to find out the overall malnourishment intensity at different topographic sites in the globe.
The intent of the current study is to see the light of riding anchor in view of taking intervention to escape the ongoing malnutrition bulk worldwide. This study can reveal the open secret in choosing the set Ve m with the elements i LDC and i GAM in nutritional dynamics to combat massive threat to public health. An all out social planning and policies ahead of malnutrition rebuking movement as rule as the Ve m philosophy is in galore demand to carry the day.
Lived Experiences of Women in Academia shares meaningful stories of women working in the academy, from numerous disciplines, backgrounds and countries, to unveil the complex and distinct dimensionalities they experience in their life and Lived Experiences of Women in Academia shares meaningful stories of women working in the academy, from numerous disciplines, backgrounds and countries, to unveil the complex and distinct dimensionalities they experience in their life and work.
The Meanings of Work-Life Balance. The purpose of this chapter is to reflect on the often contested meanings and understandings of WLB in a range of contexts, drawing on and integrating two streams of literature: We then theorize understandings of WLB as shaped by intersecting layers of context: Finally, we address gaps and limitations in extant research, and speak to questions about the future of work-life balance in an increasingly connected and globalized world.
The Paper analyzes the work life balance strategies for coping stress due to work life imbalance among female academicians. The study was conducted among female academicians of north India reputed university. The data was collected using The data was collected using questionnaire from female academicians.
Sample size for the present study is 40 female academicians. With just a little will and imagination these can be designed to meet the needs of employees as well as of the business.
Doherty explains that long working hours under stressful conditions is the daily routine in Indian Hospitality Industry. However this situation has risen confront and stressed on the need for the progress of work life balance for the hospitality industry. Another author Hudson argued that the want and reason for work life varies from person to person.
A small of people want a balance between work and responsibilities of children, while others may want time for themselves so that they can relax themselves after doing a lot of hard work for so much long time. In the recent Indian scenario as experienced by hospitality employees, the ageing employee population also expressed a need for work-life balance, so as to maintain their financial needs and become independent.
These employees belong to generation X who gives preference to the balance between work and family lives. However the new generation or in other words generation Y considers and values job security, job commitment and job satisfaction as valuable variables of a job. Generation Y also expresses a sheer need for work life balance in order to deal with internal and external work pressures. It has also been noticed that the thinking patterns and behavioral approaches of generation Y are more complex and diverse as compared to the employees of generation X.
Another author Jeff and Juliette , proposed that employees do influence work-life balance issues in the financial service sector and that work-life balance initiatives had greater approach and quality where independent unions were recognized. In all cases, however, the amount of departure from minimal constitutional levels of condition was not great. Jennifer and Susan in their study found that part-time managers of the sample chosen in the study held varied careers while working full-time, but careers stalled once a transition to part-time work was made.
How time-flexible work policies can reduce stress, improve health, and save money. Stress and Health , 21 3 , Paste title of study into your browser. This report details the cost of stress, burnout, and absenteeism to organizations and how more fliexible time policies can help cut those issues and their price tags.
Data from the US National Study of the Changing Workforce a nationally representative sample of working adults were used to test the hypothesis that employees with time-flexible work policies reported less stress, higher levels of commitment to their employer, and reduced costs to the organization because of fewer absences, fewer days late, and fewer missed deadlines.
Work-family conflict, policies, and the job-life satisfaction relationship: A review and directions for organizational behavior. Journal of Applied Psychology , 83 2 , The meta-analytic results show that regardless of the type of measure used bidirectional w-f conflict, work to family, family to work , a consistent negative relationship exists among all forms of w-f conflict and job-life satisfaction. Psychosocial working conditions and the utilization of health care services. Using data from the Canadian National Population Health Survey from to , this paper examines the association between stressful working conditions, as measured by the job strain model, and the utilization of health care services.
Results are quantitatively similar for males and females, save for medium strain. In general, findings are robust to the inclusion of workplace social support, health status, provincial and occupational-fixed effects.
The relationship between work-life policies and practices and employee loyalty: A life course perspective. J ournal of Family and Economic Issues , 22 2 , Using a representative sample of 3, American workers, this study investigates relationships among work-life policies, informal support, and employee loyalty over the life course defined by age and parental status and age of youngest child.
The central thesis is that our understanding of the impact of work-life policies on employee loyalty will be enriched by consideration of the non-work and work contexts that influence employee attitudes and behavior. Flexible-time policies have a consistent, positive association with employee loyalty with some variation based on life stage.
Informal support via supervisors and co-workers has the greatest positive relationship with employee loyalty. Human Relations , 51 1 , Family-friendly policies are associated with higher commitment to the organization and reduced turnover and retention problems. This study examined the influence of family-responsive variables and the moderating influence of gender on the retention-relevant outcomes of organizations, commitment and turnover intentions.
Results of regresssion analysis revealed that satisfaction with work schedule flexibility and supervisor work-family support were related to both retenrion-relevant outcomes. The role of human resource systems in job applicant decision processes.
Journal of Management , 20 3 , A policy-caputuring design was used to assess the effects of human resource systems withihn the conterxt of other variables that past research has shown to significantly influence job choice. Results suggested support for the importan ce of human resource systems in job choice decisions, and further suggested that the fit between individual characteristics and organizational settings described by these systems may be particularly important determinants of job acceptance.
Formal organizational initiatives and informal workplace practices: Links to work-life conflict and job-related outcomes.
work hours, telecommuting, and job sharing also may encourage work-life balance, and for some organizations may help reduce costs for non-work-related absences. However, research clearly shows that regardless of what the organization promotes, direct supervisors/managers greatly influence the work-life balance of their subordi-nates.
Doherty, L & Manfredi, S , Action research to develop work-life balance in a UK university, Women in Management Review, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. Dundas, K , Work-Life Balance: There is no ‘one /5(7).
Abstract: Well known in the literature as work life balance, the quality relationship between paid work and unpaid responsibilities is critical for success in today’s competitive business world. The issue of work-life balance has been developed in response to demographic, economic and cultural changes. Through this research, an attempt is also been made to make out the different personal motives and its main concern among the different demographic groups which could help us in designing the Work-Life Balance policies for employees in Indian Hospitality Industries.
Research Project Report on Impact of Work Life Balance on Motivation of Employees in IT Industry Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of MBA Submitted by Varun Krishna 11/PMB/ CERTIFICATE FROM THE SUPERVISOR This is to certify that the project titled Impact of Work Life Balance on Motivation of Employees in IT Industry has been done under my supervision by Sukriti Singh, Shaily . Work life balance What are the benefits and barriers associated with the achievement of a work – life balance for employees and employers? This essay explores the importance of the achievement of a work - life balance and the issues which can be faced when .