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Exploring a work-life balance impact audit: an aid to informed consensus?

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Wickham, M and Parker , ML and Fishwick, S (2006) Exploring a work-life balance impact audit: an aid to informed consensus? In: ANZAM 2006, 6-9 December 2006, Rockhampton, Queensland.

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Abstract

The effective management of employees’ work-life balance requires organisations to recognise and account for the array of non-work roles that impact their working-lives. Despite the literary attention given to the ‘work-life balance’ in recent years, however, contemporary authors still note the concept’s inadequacy both in terms of its definition and administration. In order to explore the boundaries of contemporary ‘work-life balance’, this paper adopts an Organisational Role Theory (ORT) perspective. The paper suggests that in order to manage these discrete impacts effectively, human resource managers should consider employing a Work-Life Balance Impact Audit as part of their job evaluation and performance management processes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Work-life Balance, Organisational Role theory.
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2010 00:17
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2013 04:59
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/9545
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