publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

The role of work-family enrichment in work-life balance & career success

Shah, Shalaka Sharad;
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  • Published: 20 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
The issue of work-life balance is becoming increasingly important for employers and employees globally. The clearer becomes our understanding about this issue; the better it will be for an effective and positive integration of these dynamic domains of our lives. Work-family enrichment is a positive way of integrating work and family and it helps to achieve work-life balance. In this Indo-German study, work-life balance, work-family enrichment, work-family culture and career success are analysed on a cross-cultural level using quantitative as well as qualitative methods. The findings uncovered the similarities and differences that lie between Germany & India; whi...
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free text keywords: Fakultät für Psychologie und Pädagogik, ddc:100, ddc:150
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2.2. What is the significance of work-life balance?............................................ 13

2.3. How are work and family related? The Traditional approaches. ................ 15

2.4. How are work and family related? The Contemporary approaches. .......... 18

2.5. How to analyse work-life balance? Determinants & consequences. .......... 22

2.6. How are work-life balance and career success related? What does it mean

to be successful in career? ............................................................................... 29

2.7. Organizational work-family culture and its relevance. ................................ 34

2.8. Work-life interface and career success in Germany and India. .................. 35

2.9. Choosing enrichment approach over conflict approach. ............................ 47

2.10. Rationale for conducting research. .......................................................... 48

2.11. Rationale for conducting a cross-cultural comparison.............................. 49

2.12. Aim of the research.................................................................................. 52

2.13. Design of the research. ............................................................................ 53

3. Theoretical Foundations................................................................................ 56 3.1. Work-family enrichment theory. ................................................................. 56

3.2. Role accumulation theory........................................................................... 60

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