Overall, as shown by previous studies, the leave is highly valued because it contributes to work-family balance
and well-being, personal fulfilment and the strengthening of father-child bonds.
For example, studies on work-family balance
, work-leisure balance, and work-community membership balance need to be conducted.
As the region continues to see more and more women enter the workforce, work-family balance
is becoming an important measure of overall family stability.
2003), "The Relation Between Work-Family Balance
and Quality of Life", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 63: 510-531.
Such policies and programmes are critical to enhancing the work-family balance
Professor Mommy: Finding Work-Family Balance
in Academia, by Rachel Connelly and Kristen Ghodsee, $29.
Employees who worked on weekends and at night were significantly less satisfied with their work-family balance
(rows 8 and 9 of Table 2).
, Gender and Policy is a valuable source for scholars, teachers, and policymakers concerned with current challenges facing working parents, especially mothers.
The implications of the work schedule on an individual's ability to achieve a work-family balance
are clear and demonstrated in previous studies (Yildirim and Aycan, 2007; Burke and Greenglass, 2001; Simon et al.
Kossek, Colquitt and Noe (2001) posit that the support obtained in the work place helps employees to achieve work-family balance
, and thus, reduce the conflict between work and the family.
Sessions will focus on Women at Work and will address issues to include the challenges women face in career progression and the role of employers accommodating women's professional and personal requirements in relation to the position they play, not only in the organisation in which they are employed but also in their essential role in the family and how the work-family balance
Factors that supported successful work-family balance