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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF


International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part E (2018)

Measuring work-life balance among female owners of community pharmacies in Nigeria

Dr. Olufemi A Aladejebi
Traditionally, men are associated with entrepreneurship in Nigeria. However, with the increase in civilization, educational pursuits by women and business skills and talent shown by women a lot of women entrepreneurs have emerged including women community pharmacy owners. The main objective of this study was to examine the impact of work-life balance (WLB) on Female community pharmacy owners in Nigeria. To achieve this objective data was collected through questionnaire from 123 community pharmacy owners. The data gathered was analyzed using the SPSS software. The five Likert points 39 statements consisted of five areas. Overall WLB of Female pharmacy owners was generally below average. Role overload and Dependent care issues are major challenges faced by these female pharmacy owners. Time management, effective human resource management, and a strong support network can help female pharmacy owners improve on their WLB rating. This research study will be of great use to female owners of community pharmacy, academicians, researchers, Government agencies, and human resources practitioners, to understand and help to address the WLB issues confronting Nigerian women entrepreneurs.
Pages: 307-315  |  545 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Olufemi A Aladejebi. Measuring work-life balance among female owners of community pharmacies in Nigeria. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(6):307-315.
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