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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44738

Work-Life Balance among Private Sector Working Women: The Impact of Family Friendly Policies

Rajesh Kumar, Vinita Agrawal, Desh Deepak Singh, Gulshan Kumar, Piyush

Abstract

The study aims to identify the Family friendly work practices prevailing in the private sector organizations for working women and to study the impact of Family friendly work practiceson the work life balance of working women in private sector organizations. Current study was conducted on the working women in private sector organizations. Total fifty organizations comprising 25 service organizations and 25 manufacturing organizations. Exploratory factor analysis was used to identify the Family friendly work practices of the private sector organization and multiple regression analysis was used to measure the impact of Family friendly work practices over work life balance of the working women. All Family friendly work practices can be divided into six major categories namely; Work option and leaves, financial support, management attitude & concern, Infrastructure facilities, educational support, and family-oriented events. The study concluded that Family friendly work practicesand work life balance go hand in hand. Better the Family friendly work practices of the company, higher will be the work life balance among employees. Highly contributing FFWP was found to be Work option and leaves, followed by financial support, and least contributing practices were family events, towards the work life balance.

Keywords

Work life balance, family friendly work practice, financial support, Educationalsupport, family-oriented events etc.

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