Study on Work Life Balance
Work-life balance is a concept that supports the efforts of employees to split their time and energy between work and the other important aspects of their lives. Work-life balance is a daily effort to make time for family, friends, community participation, spirituality, personal growth, self-care, and other personal activities, in addition to the demands of the workplace. Work-life balance is assisted by employers who institute policies, procedures, actions, and expectations that enable employees to easily pursue more balanced lives. The pursuit of work-life balance reduces the stress employee?s experience. When they spend the majority of their days on work-related activities and feel as if they are neglecting the other important components of their lives, stress and unhappiness result. Work-life balance enables employees to feel as if they are paying attention to all the important aspects of their lives. Work life balance refers to maintaining the balance between responsibilities at work and at home. Work life balance is one of the most challenging issues being faced by the employees in the 21st century because of the type of roles they play at home and the spill over of personal life over work life. It has become a common phenomenon that majority of the employees, especially the knowledge workers, are working harder and longer ever before. As a consequence, they find it difficult to achieve work life balance.
Keywords: Work Life Balance.
Volume: 3 | Issue: Special Issue
Issue Date: May , 2017