Women's Roles In The Workplace

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Role of Women and WLB Women are mostly into full time services and are working 8 hours per day and 5 days in a week minimum and are confronted by increasing workload every day. So, most of them carry work and responsibilities to home but balancing between these two complex situations in the present day fast life requires talent, tact, skill and caution. Women have to cope up with high work targets, office commitments, tight meeting schedules and the duties and responsibilities of life and home. Employers should concentrate on framing various policies and schemes to facilitate Work life balance to encourage and attract women employees. (Sayanti Ghosh, 2010)
According to Powell and Greenhaus (2006), women may have difficulties managing their
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They also need to manage spouses’ and friends’ ideas about how hard they need to work. A job includes components and requirements objectively defined by the organization; however, work/life balance must be constructed by an individual.
There are different kinds of unofficial techniques or behaviors that a woman, as an active manager of her own work/life balance, can use.
For example, depending on the job, a woman may be able to control the length and timing of her working day by managing when her work actually begins. Some individuals may be able to make choices about employer, job or work projects based on the hours they think they will have at work. A woman may be able to move closer to her workplace in order to reduce the amount of time she spends travelling to and from work every day. For jobs with less flexible schedules, a woman might want to discuss long-term job expectations, goals and pay with her employer, so that she can become an active participant in her company’s decisions about her career. Having these types of discussions with management might open up a positive dialogue and allow for more flexibility than
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This makes them more stress and leads to some health problems. The leading cause of stress arises because of communication with Superior among married women employees of BPO companies, consequences of work life imbalance and interventions for work life balance. The study revealed that more than two third of the respondents reported work life imbalance primarily on account of work interference with personal life. Also concluded from this study, stress and burnout, ill-health and poor work performance are the consequences of work life imbalance.
Child Care:
G.Shiva (2013) explained the working women having small children are forced to leave their child in day care or in hands of maid. This creates more tension for them and less concentrate on their work and also not able to give proper care for them at times.
Lan Day (2006) stated in his study that the policies centred on extending parental leave and child care provision promotes a greater flexibility in employment.
WLB = Healthy life + Satisfactory lives both professionally and
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