work-life balance


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work-life balance

the idea that the demands of work and domestic life be balanced so as to optimize the well being of employees and their families. Specifically initiatives in this area are targeted at reducing excessive working hours. See PRESENTEEISM, WORKING TIME.
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The Korea Federation of Small and Medium Businesses released the survey results Monday after asking 700 small business owners about their work-life balance in November and December last year.
Of the 35 OECD countries measured in the survey, Turkey's work-life balance was the worst, rated as zero, while Mexico only scored slightly better with 0.
According to (Williams, 2008) flexible work schedules result to better work-life balance and can make up for work pressure.
Work-life balance practices, quality of life, workload, gender differences, marital status, organizational commitment
And doing their bit to foster a happier work-life balance will see bosses reap real profits.
MOSTLY B Relate says: It sounds like you've got a reasonable work-life balance, but there is some room for improvement.
Employees who have a work-life balance skewed very much towards the workplace suffer higher levels of stress and associated negative health effects such as high blood pressure and heart disease.
Experiencing a positive work-life balance is key for employees.
Several personal and work factors were associated with burnout and work-life balance.
According to [21] Work-life balance (WLB) is defined as the extent to which an individual is equally engaged in -and equally satisfied with - his or her work role and family role".
That is, these two definitions for work-life balance imply establishing an acceptable combination of work and life [26].
RESEARCH from Worldpay has found 70% of UK small business owners do not have a good enough work-life balance to take holiday.