Issues in Work Life Balance and Its Impact on Employees: A Literature Review

IRJMST, Vol 9 Issue 4, 2018, ISSN 2250 – 1959

12 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2019

See all articles by Rableen Kaur Rao

Rableen Kaur Rao

Department of Commerce,Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi; Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences For Women, University of Delhi

Urvashi Sharma

University of Delhi - Department of Commerce

Date Written: June 18, 2018

Abstract

Issue relating to work-life balance are increased in present scenario. Equal balance in both work and personal life plays an important role for attaining personal as well as professional / organizational goals. The imbalances have a negative impact in both personal life and professional life, Thus, maintaining an adequate balance between professional and personal life is very important. Well-being state of a person allows him / her to manage multiple responsibilities effectively at work and at home. The aim of this paper is to understand firstly the concept of work life balance, the importance and issues affecting in various professions and finally to find out the influence of Work Life Balance on various aspects like physical, occupational, emotional, social, spiritual and environmental well-being of employees. Achieving a better work-life balance yields more dividend for both employees and employers in terms of being more motivated towards work which leads to increased productivity and ultimately creating workforce which they feel are valued.

Keywords: Work Life Balance, Stress, Job Satisfaction, Engagement

Suggested Citation

Rao, Rableen Kaur and Rao, Rableen Kaur and Sharma, Urvashi, Issues in Work Life Balance and Its Impact on Employees: A Literature Review (June 18, 2018). IRJMST, Vol 9 Issue 4, 2018, ISSN 2250 – 1959, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3374504

Rableen Kaur Rao

Department of Commerce,Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi ( email )

Delhi, 110007
India

Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences For Women, University of Delhi ( email )

University of Delhi
New Delhi
India

Urvashi Sharma (Contact Author)

University of Delhi - Department of Commerce ( email )

Department of Commerce
Delhi University
Delhi, 110007
India

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