Discourse or reality: “work-life balance” flexibility and gendered organisations.

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Lewis, Suzan; Humbert, Anne L.;
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of flexible working arrangements (FWAs) and particularly reduced hours working arrangements on a Dual Agenda of gender equity and workplace effectiveness, in a case study organization employing a relatively hi... View more
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