International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part J (2015)
Work life balance: challenges and opportunities
Taruna Yadav, Sushma Rani
This paper focuses on the challenges and opportunities of work life balance in the Indian companies. A intersection of authoritative trends in the early 21st century is pressuring employers to re-think their people practices. Definitely, the timing seems accurate to make the excellence of work life a strategic focus for business, as well as a public policy priority. These challenges (workforce aging, increasingly competitive labor market, information technology and increasing benefit costs) generate new potential for employers to attain organizational performance goals while simultaneously meeting workers’ individual aspirations. At the same time, plentiful employees are experiencing a abridged quality of work-life. This is reflected most notably in work-life imbalance and job stress. Work life & personal life are the two sides of the same coin. In the world full of difficulties, inconsistente Job responsibilities & family responsibilities work life balance has become a major issue in the workplace. Usually managing a balance between work & life was measured to be an employee’s issues. But rising workloads, globalization & scientifically improvements have made it an issue with the male and female, all professionals working across all levels & all industries across the world. This paper tackles work-life balance and the stress factors faced by all professionals. It also highlights the benefits stopping from addressing these conflicts and identifies, drawing upon good practices from around the world, the policies that can help moderate these pressures while benefiting families, businesses and societies at large. This will ensure an agreeable work place and make work more important.
How to cite this article:
Taruna Yadav, Sushma Rani. Work life balance: challenges and opportunities. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(11):680-684.