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Title: Work-life Balance : A qualitative study of women working in Non-Governmental Organization
Authors: Manthale, Suryakant S.
Keywords: School Of Social Work
Premalatha P.
Non-Governmental Organization - Working Women
Issue Date: 2019
Abstract: Work-life balance is a vital area in every sector of work, due to increasing work pressure in personal as well as in professional domain, the literature shows that work life balance is central issue affecting the wellbeing, personal life and professional life are the most important element of everyone’s life. Any competing demands of work and family life cause conflict and negatively affect the wellbeing of employees. This study focused on understanding work-life balance of married working women in the NGO sector has tried to assess influence of socio-demographic variables in managing work-life balance, the role of support system and coping strategies of women workers in managing the work-life balance. The researcher used a qualitative methodology of research and narrative approach so that detailed information about the work-life balance among married working women can be elucidated in this research study. The sample population was chosen amongst participants who were married and having children and working in the office and field. By using purposive sampling method and the interview method was used to collect data, semi structure interview guide was developed to collect the data. Study found that daily routine of women and her multiple roles had leads to role conflict and mental stress among the women, their understanding of work-life balance is very limited as many of the women doesn’t know about the organization policies to manage the work life, such as maternity leave, most of the women are just happy about allowing them to work. Women also said they worry about the work even they are not in the work setting, most of the time women had to work on weekends also. The study also found about the influence of socio-demographic factor such as age, educational qualification, work experience, number of children, distance from home to the work, immediate work environment has the vital role in managing work-life balance. The study found regarding the support system of women and it shows that lack of support in family is higher compare to the organization, At last coping strategies to manage the work life balance found that meditation, sports, seeking support from the colleagues, management, and spouse in family, self-reflection are some strategies women uses to manage the balance. Keywords: work-life balance, married working women, Community based Non- Governmental organization.
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