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Association between the Demographic and Organizational Factors Inducing Professional and Non-Professional Life Management


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1 Pondicherry University Community College, Lawspet, Pondicherry, India
2 Pondicherry University Community College, Lawspet, Puducherry, India
     

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Main objective of this study is to identify the relationship among the demographic factors and the major factors inducing the work life balance. Data for the study has been gathered from 220 respondents which includes 69 IT employees, 104 school teachers and 47 self-employed married women employees. Collected data are subjected to descriptive statistics like mean and standard deviation, ANOVA and Pearson Correlation. Age, weekly working hours, years of experience, monthly income, family monthly income are the personal factors and work load and responsibilities (WLR), Work Environment (WE), Feelings about Work (FAW), Family Dependents (FD) and Absence from Work (AFW) are the organizational factors considered for the study. The study found that the FD is significantly associated with the age group at 1% level of significance. WE and FD are significantly affiliated with the years of experience at 5% significance level. WLR and WE possesses significant rapport with the weekly working hours at 1% level. WLR, WE, FAW and FD are strongly associated with the monthly income at 1% significant level. WLR, WE and FAW has a significant bond with the monthly family income of the respondents at 1% level of significance. Recommendations such as rise in salary, job sharing and sharing of commitments at non-work domains namely family are provided.

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Demographic Factors, Work Life Balance, Work Load and Responsibilities, Work Environment, Feelings About Work, Family Dependents, Absence from Work.
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Authors

Gangan Aranjan Pandu
Pondicherry University Community College, Lawspet, Pondicherry, India
R. Sankar
Pondicherry University Community College, Lawspet, Puducherry, India

Abstract


Main objective of this study is to identify the relationship among the demographic factors and the major factors inducing the work life balance. Data for the study has been gathered from 220 respondents which includes 69 IT employees, 104 school teachers and 47 self-employed married women employees. Collected data are subjected to descriptive statistics like mean and standard deviation, ANOVA and Pearson Correlation. Age, weekly working hours, years of experience, monthly income, family monthly income are the personal factors and work load and responsibilities (WLR), Work Environment (WE), Feelings about Work (FAW), Family Dependents (FD) and Absence from Work (AFW) are the organizational factors considered for the study. The study found that the FD is significantly associated with the age group at 1% level of significance. WE and FD are significantly affiliated with the years of experience at 5% significance level. WLR and WE possesses significant rapport with the weekly working hours at 1% level. WLR, WE, FAW and FD are strongly associated with the monthly income at 1% significant level. WLR, WE and FAW has a significant bond with the monthly family income of the respondents at 1% level of significance. Recommendations such as rise in salary, job sharing and sharing of commitments at non-work domains namely family are provided.

Keywords


Demographic Factors, Work Life Balance, Work Load and Responsibilities, Work Environment, Feelings About Work, Family Dependents, Absence from Work.

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