HR is yet to feel benefits of work-life balance
- OB/GYN PULSE. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Dec2006, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p22
The article presents the results of a poll on what people expect their workload to be like in five years, published in the December 2006 issue of the "Contemporary OB/GYN" periodical. Sixty-five percent are sure that they will be working harder to earn the same money. Twenty-five percent will be...
- For Corporate Execs, Money Isn't Everything. SCHNEIDER, IRA P. // DNR: Daily News Record;2/14/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p49
The article discusses the results of a survey of U.S. corporate executives by U.S. Trust Co. concerning their careers, finances and personal lives. The survey found that the wealthiest corporate executives face heavy work load, lack time for their personal lives and worry about the extent to...
- Work-life Balance Policies: The Use of Flexitime. Downes, Caroline; Koekemoer, Eileen // Journal of Psychology in Africa;2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p201
This study investigated the use of flexitime as a Work-life balance (WLB) policy and understanding employee perceptions regarding the use of flexitime among South African employees. A qualitative design with an exploratory approach was used. A non-probability purposive sample (n = 15) was taken...
- Measuring poor job quality amongst employees: the VicWAL job quality index. Charlesworth, Sara; Welsh, Jennifer; Strazdins, Lyndall; Baird, Marian; Campbell, Iain // Labour & Industry (Labour & Industry);Jun2014, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p103
Job quality is a central, though contested, concern of contemporary employment relations. Our focus in this article is on poor job quality, which can have a major impact on employee well-being and work-life outcomes. We report on the construction of a job quality index (JQI) using items from the...
- How to Be a Family-Friendly Boss. Behson, Scott // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;1/8/2014, p2
The article offers guidelines for human resource supervisors who want to provide more flexibility to their employees to help them achieve work-family balance that include focusing on knowledge work, getting better at measuring performance, and delegating, coaching and letting people earn trust.
- Where to Find a Balance. // Washingtonian Magazine;Nov2007, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p86
The article presents information on six organizations in Washington, D.C. that got high marks for work/life balance and flexibility. The staff has the option of working four-day week at the Club managers Association of America. Almost every Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day is a day off, and...
- Hours of work. // Yearbook of Labour Statistics;2007, p769
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- Survey Says. // Geospatial Solutions;Aug2004, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p18
Presents public opinion polls on the greatest professional concerns of the public. Update on new technologies; Consideration of the workload; Job security.
- LONGER HOURS AND MORE PAY, PLEASE. Robinson, Simon // ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p11
The article reports on the findings of a poll conducted by "Financial Times" and Harris Polls about the demands of employees in some European nations regarding their working environment. Majority of German and French workers are opposed to the imposition of upper limit on the hours they can work...