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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.

Balance

The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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Given the continuous nature of four predictor work-family balance variables and six criterion outcome variables, Canonical Correlation (CC) was performed followed by Regression Analysis.
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Keywords: STEM, SCCT-CSM, commitment, work-family balance self-efficacy, gender
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Policies should also address the socio-economic factors that influence participation by introducing policies that improve work-family balance, create and protect quality jobs in the care economy and target the macroeconomic environment and informal economy," Tobin concludes.
This scale re-conceptualizes the work-family balance dichotomy appropriate to adulthood as role balance between the multiple and often fluid individual and relational roles emerging adults inhabit.
Research exploring the work-family balance (WFB) ability of secondary school agriculture teachers is an emerging theme in agricultural education literature (Crutchfield, Ritz, & Burris, 2013; Lawver, 2007; Murray, Flowers, Croom, & Wilson, 2011; Sorensen & McKim, 2014).
grass-root networks, work-family balance, transparency in decision making, modernised recruitment processes, mentoring) are foreseen to pave the way for long-lasting institutional practices.
The day marks the importance of families as the essential unit of society, renewing the pledge to promote work-family balance for the benefit of families and society at large.
The study shows that around twothirds of employees want their employers to offer flexible working hours to help them achieve a better work-family balance, with nearly half wanting the flexibility to work from home.
By assessing evidence for this claim, I uncover the importance of organizational practices as a mechanism that, in combination with family context and personal desires for greater work-family balance, motivates certain groups of women toward entrepreneurship.
This study extends paid-leave research by filling the gap of policy implications that arise from promoting work-family balance for fathers.