Technophobe vs. Techno-enthusiast: Does the Internet Help or Hinder the Balance Between Work and Home Life?
- Evidence of Behavioral Addictions in Gaming Communities. Bartholomew, Darrell E.; Burnham, David Kim // AMA Marketing & Public Policy Academic Conference Proceedings;2015, Vol. 25, p53
Research Question Research on addiction usually makes a distinction between drug addictions and so called "natural addictions," or behavioral addictions, such as obesity, compulsive gambling, and video gaming. Can playing video games or gaming cause harm? Potential research areas related to...
- Thankfully, 1 CU Open To Younger Board Members. // Credit Union Journal;2/4/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p32
The author focuses on the importance for credit unions (CUs) to recruit members from Generation (Gen) Y. She recalls several instances when board members from various CUs tend to judge people by their age as well as gender. She cites several advantages of having a Gen Y board member which...
- MÃ©xico y la sociedad de la informaciÃ³n y del conocimiento: Datos y cifras. ISLAS, OCTAVIO // Signo y Pensamiento;1/1/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 56, p260
This text analyzes and compares information yielded by several studies related to Internet's penetration in Mexico, including the research paper titled Estudio 2009 de hÃ¡bitos y percepciones de los mexicanos sobre Internet y diversas tecnologÃas asociadas ("2009 study on the Mexican's...
- UK bucks global trend for wellbeing dip. Paterson, Jennifer // Engineer (Online Edition);8/13/2013, p5
The article highlights the annual Work-life balance report by worldwide workplace provider Regus, which showed that employee owners are the happiest workers in Great Britain. The report revealed a worldwide decline in wellbeing over 2012, but Great Britain increased five points on the Work-Life...
- Work-Life Issues Plague 80% of Faculty. // Women in Higher Education (10608303);Jan2013, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p4
The article reports on the survey conducted by Horizons Workforce Consulting to 511 full-time faculty members which reveals that 80% of all faculty members consider leaving their institutions because of work-life conflicts.
- ILM: employers face exodus in 2014 as staff seek better work/life balance. // Coaching at Work;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p10
The article presents a survey by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) in Great Britain as of March 2014, which showed that work/life balance will be a priority for employees in 2014, with a fifth of the survey participants planning to resign from their job.
- New Employee Survey Reveals Ideal Manager. DAVID SEIDMAN // Investors Business Daily;12/17/2015, p00
The article reports on the results of the employee survey by human resources consultancy Addison Group including the importance of employee benefits than salary, honest feedback in a manager than problem-solving, and employers' efforts at providing work-life balance.
- TAKE 5. // New Hampshire Business Review;12/25/2015, Vol. 37 Issue 27, p5
The article offers information on several issues in New Hampshire as of 2015 including the total number of employees who have appropriate life balance, discussion of nonmonetary benefits among workers, and office temperature.
- Most People Don't Want to Be Managers. Torres, Nicole // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;9/18/2014, p2
The article discusses the results of a 2014 survey conducted by employment website CareerBuilder which aimed to gauge the leadership aspirations of employees and their search for work-life balance.