publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

Work Life Balance up in the Air – Does Gender Make a Difference between Female and Male International Business Travelers?:

Iris C. Fischlmayr; Iris Kollinger-Santer;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2013
  • Publisher: Mering: Rainer Hampp Verlag
Abstract
Managing work-life balance (WLB) has become an issue for both employees and HR departments since WLB tensions may reduce performance, overall job satisfaction and finally, increase the fluctuation rate. Having a balance between job and non-work is a particular challenge for international business travelers, but research on this topic is still in its very infancy. The aim of this article and its underlying qualitative study was to discover factors that influence WLB of those employees, and to explore potential differences among male and female. The results clearly show a big difference in the perception of factors influencing WLB depending on the family situation...
Subjects
free text keywords: M12, M14, M16, M51, Z10, international business travelers, gender differences, grounded theory method, qualitative research, work-life balance, ddc:650, International business, Attractiveness, Psychology, Grounded theory, Marketing, Cultural background, Management, Talent management, business.industry, business, War for talent, Work–life balance
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