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A Review of Literature


Maryam Haider and Dr Feza Tabassum Azmi

  1. Research Scholar, Department of Business Administration, AMU, Aligarh, U.P.
  2. Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, AMU, Aligarh, U.P.

Purpose: Work Life Balance (WLB) has become a common phenomenon and is gaining attention these days,. However, there is a need to explore the factors that affects the ‘work’ and ‘life’ balance and then the resulting outcome. Thus, the purpose of this study is to map the factors and outcome of Work Life Balance.

Design / methodology / approach: This study is qualitative and is based on the extensive literature review. On the basis of Literature review, different factors were identified which can be further used to develop a model in order to carry a quantitative study.

Findings: Different antecedents like organiza- tional culture, flexible time and Socioeconomic factors, etc., were some reason that when present can cause work life balance and job satisfaction as the positive outcome.

Managerial implications: This study may provide insight regarding the problem that employees usually face. There should be employee friendly policies, flexi time and family support, etc., and then that can led to more committed and satisfied employees otherwise there will prevail problems like turnover and absenteeism, etc.

Research Limitation: The study is based on a literture review. There is a need to carry out a quantitative approach to make the research more useful and applicable.


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