Work-life initiatives in a global context

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Conference Board , New York
Work -- Sociological aspects., Work and fa
Other titlesWork life initiatives in a global context
Statementby Jean-Marie Martino.
SeriesConference report ;, 1248-99-CH, Conference Board report ;, 1248-99-CH
ContributionsConference Board.
LC ClassificationsHD4904 .M36 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3579766M
ISBN 100823706974
LC Control Number2002265823

Get this from a library. Work-life initiatives in a global context. [Jean-Marie Martino; Conference Board.] -- This report, based on the Work and Family conference in New York, evaluates how this strain affects workers and businesses on a global level.

Moving work–life initiatives to the mainstream. The emergence of work–life initiatives in many contexts around the globe highlights the need for organizations and societies to adapt in order to better support diversity in family and work role integration by: Contexts Shaping the Meanings of Work-Life Balance.

Fairness perceptions of work-life balance initiatives: in the context of global competition, efficiency drives, as well as social and. Corporate Work-Life Balance Initiatives: Use and Effectiveness.

We then theorize understandings of WLB as shaped by intersecting layers of context: global, national (noting diversity within as.

A Global Review of Work Life Balance Issues, Practices, and Initiatives November 2 Introduction within a social, cultural, and national context, including traditions, social and governmental policies, community resources and infrastructure, and workplace practices. Across Europe the importance of reconciling paid work and family life is increasingly recognised by a range of diverse government regulations and organisational initiatives.

At the same time, employing organisations and the nature of work are undergoing massive and rapid changes, in the context of global competition, efficiency drives, as well as social and economic transformations in emerging.

However, discussion specific to work-life management in a global context is limited (e.g., Allen et al. ; Lewis et al. Amid unprecedented levels of global mergers, acquisitions and international growth, the challenge for HR professionals working in multinational enterprises is to define a global work/life strategy that establishes Author: Anne Bardoel.

Work–life balance is the lack of opposition between work and other life roles. It is the state of equilibrium in which demands of personal life, professional life, and family life are equal. Work–life balance consists of, but it is not limited to, flexible work arrangements that allow employees to.

Downloadable. Why are organizational work-life initiatives endorsed in some countries such as the US or the UK, while they generate little interest in France and other non-Anglo-Saxon environments.

In a qualitative theory-building approach, this paper assesses the gap in workplace practices adoption among the US, the UK, and France and analyzes in-depth interviews with 44 human resources (HR.

Brigid Schulte has baked Valentine’s Day cupcakes until 2 a.m. and written articles until 4 a.m. Inwhen she wrote Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time, a book. It’s time to rethink and broaden our definitions and perceptions of diversity within the American workforce, going beyond race, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, and age.

Diversity is. Work-life human resource bundles and perceived organizational performance. Jill Perry-Smith, & Terry Blum. Academy of Management Journal () 43 (6), Theme: This report analyzed performance at U.S.

companies and found that firms with a wider range of work-life practices had greater performance, profit-sales growth, and organizational performance. Abstract. Work-life issues are a substantial concern for managers and employees in many multinational corporations (MNCs), as there are many challenges related to the need for MNCs to balance global policy guidelines with responsiveness to regional and local by: 3.

Sustainable Initiatives and Organizational Reshaping in Food Retailers: /ch This chapter analyses the adoption by large food retailers of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs targeted at employees and their families. TheAuthor: Mario Risso, Susanna Tavino. Beginning in Fall – and in celebration of the new International Center opening – the Office of International Initiatives established its Global Presentation Series, a one-hour series designed to inform the audience, initiate a dialogue, and inspire action.

Serving as the central office for internationalization at Georgia State, International Initiatives hosts its Global Presentation. Downloadable. This paper addresses work-life balance across genders.

Both men and women reported experiencing work life imbalance. Organisational efforts at providing a supportive work environment are appreciated as they goes a long way towards enhancing worklife balance. In the post liberalisation context, Indian organisations are trying to enable work life balance through initiatives.

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As a result, these organizations are leaders of work-life balance in practice. These are real-life case studies that demonstrate a range of work-life balance initiatives. Further, work-life initiatives that were once only implemented to accommodate unique circumstances (e.g.

reduced-load work, telework) are now common place (Lee et al., ). Indeed, in the USA in79 percent of employers allowed flextime, 50 percent allowedFile Size: KB.

Exploring Resources, Life-Balance and Well-Being of Women Who Work in a Global Context: Medicine & Health Science Books @   This paper investigates social policies concerning men's transitions to fatherhood and the changing role of fathers in Japan. A review of fathering research reveals a predominantly agency-level emphasis on role-strain between work and paternal identities with a specific discourse of weakened Japanese fatherhood.

Previous research suggested Japanese gender equality and work-life balance Cited by: 6. Work-life conflict may also incur economic costs for the individual, society and the organisation. Job stress is estimated to cost industry in the US more than $ (c EUR ) billion a year in related.

Weldon Latham is a senior partner in the Washington, D.C., regional office of Jackson Lewis LLP, chair of the firm’s corporate diversity counseling group, chair of Jackson Lewis Diversity Committee, and counsel to the PepsiCo Global Diversity and Inclusion Governance Council and the Omnicom Group Diversity Development Advisory Committee.

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Importance 4. Problems in Improving the QWL. Introduction to Quality of Work Life (QWL): Dissatisfaction with working life affects the workers some time or another, regardless of position [ ]Author: Tanuja A. A Common Methodology: Using Cluster Analysis to Identify Organizational Culture across Two Workforce Datasets: /ch Organizational structures are comprised of an organizational culture created by the beliefs, values, traditions, policies and processes carried out by theAuthor: Sunny L.

Munn. Gen X and Work-Life Balance. As the children of the Baby Boomers, Gen Xers (typically born around the years of and ) grew up witnessing the long hours and poor work-life balance of Author: Alan Kohll.

Building the Business Case for Work-Life Programs 1 Boston College Center for Work & Family Executive Briefing Series.

Bibliography and Helpful Resources. By Fredric Van Deusen, Jamie Ladge, Jacquelyn James, Brad Harrington. Boston College Center for Work & Family.

References in this briefing. Arthur, M. Inshe organized a conference on Sustainable Wisdom: Integrating Indigenous KnowHow for Global Flourishing, see the conference YouTube playlist here.

You can also buy the book, a collection of essays, here. She is the author or editor of numerous books and articles. Kalliath, T. J., & Brough, P. Work‐life balance: A review of the naming of the construct.

Journal of Management and Organization, 14(3), – Kamenou, N. Reconsidering work‐life balance debates: Challenging limited understandings of the “life” component in the context of ethnic minority women's experiences.

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Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Local Strength, Global Reach mostly in knowledge-intensive sec-tors and in regions characterised by intense economic activity and clus-tering, these fast growers are usually integrated into formal and informal networks of firms.

High-growth SMEs play a pioneering role in devel-oping new products and markets inFile Size: KB. He also founded Wharton’s Work/Life Integration Project in Friedman has been recognized by the biennial Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers every cycle since and was honored with its Distinguished Achievement Award as the world’s foremost expert in the field of talent.the Global Context Fang Lee Cooke Contents 1.

Introduction 2. Equal opportunities 3. Diversity management 4.

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