A balanced work-life relationship helps boost employee performance

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Adisa, T. A. and Chang, K. 2024. A balanced work-life relationship helps boost employee performance. Human Resources Management and Services. 6 (2), p. 3460. https://doi.org/10.18282/hrms.vxix.3460
AuthorsAdisa, T. A. and Chang, K.
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The current Perspective is written for personnel managers and MBA students, aiming to raise the awareness of work-life balance importance in the employee management policies. In the intersection of work and personal life, the work-life balance is the equilibrium between the two; more specifically, work-life balance explains the relationship and interaction between individual job and their private life. In the Perspective, we first introduce the concept and characteristics of work-life balance through relevant literature. We then argue the significance of incorporating work-life balance into employee management practices, as the concept of work-life balance helps managers appreciate individual differences and develop more human-oriented awareness in management. We encourage managers to adopt transformational leadership in their management, in which the concept of work-life balance should be embedded in the design and implementation of employee management policies. By giving more autonomy to the employees through the work-life balance policies and practices, employees are more likely to appreciate the work and make more contribution accordingly. Practitioner points are also recommended.

JournalHuman Resources Management and Services
Journal citation6 (2), p. 3460
ISSN2661-4308
Year2024
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