Work Life Balance Among Women Employees: A Study on Initiatives Undertaken by Indian Organizations
MERC Global’s International Journal of Management, (ISSN 2321-7278), 7(3), 268-273, Forthcoming
8 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Date Written: July 1, 2019
With the expansion in awareness and education identifying women empowerment there is a significant increase in the total number of working women in various areas. Ever changing market condition and competition has pressurized the enterprises to perish or perform. This has created tremendous pressure on the employees. Individual and professional life are the two aspects thought about significantly by representatives, the achievement of which requires real consideration. The real test for women is to balance and adjust the requests or the demands and the necessities of family and career. Different viewpoints like Work stress, socio demographic conditions, work pressure, effect of work on family life adversely influences the individual life and professional success making a discriminatory constraint for women which can be termed as Glass ceiling. Lack of appropriate work-life balance approaches practices and policies results in work-life strife. This can result in increased Labour turnover, high absenteeism, poor job satisfaction, continuous Organizational loss, and occupation fulfillment. There are initiatives and steps taken by the organizations and the administration. However, the point be noted is if these steps taken are sufficient and are really profiting the employees. This paper based on the secondary data studies the work-life balance practices adopted by Indian organizations in providing Work life Balance among its Women Employees. An endeavor is likewise made to discover the difficulties experienced by the institutions in giving such measures to the women employees. The sources studied for this research includes different Internet sites, Journals, websites doctoral proposition, papers etc.
Keywords: Work Life Balance, Empowerment, Initiatives, Glass Ceiling, Socio-Demographic Conditions
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