publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2017

There’s a Dad for That!

Rice, Joseph;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Lancaster University Management School
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This thesis explores work-family balance in relation to entrepreneurial decision-making using men and masculinities literature as the lens of critical analysis. This research critically examines men’s subjective work-life balance experiences by evaluating their attempts to navigate between their fatherhood and entrepreneurial goals. There has been a flood of research since the introduction of Greenhaus and Beutell’s (1985) sources of conflict between work and family where the central focus is often women’s experiences (Hammer et al., 2011, Byron, 2005, Thompson et al., 1999). Many western countries, such as Canada, are attempting to create equal opportunities fo...
Subjects
free text keywords: men and masculinities, Work life balance, work-family conflict, work-family balance, decision making, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs
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