International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014

Impact of Shift Timings and Income on Work Life Balance of Employees in Shipping Organization

Vidhya Sadhu Kshirsagar [2] | Ashwini S. Kadam

Abstract: Work Life Balance (WLB) is defined as the perfect management between work and life both not interfering with each other. In recent years, several approaches to Work Life Balance and improving productivity have captured the imagination of Indian organisations. Global competition requires that Industries in India undertake the primary role in improving productivity and one way to achieve this is by enhancing the Work Life Balance (WLB) within the organizations. Some occupations are more commonly associated with shift work. Work Life Balance (WLB), where family life and work life influence each other, due to shifts, employees lives get disturbed in their family sphere and leads to unbalanced relations with family members and relatives. There is a need to adopt a strategic work life balance (WLB) initiatives that should be coherent with the HR policy framework at the firm level. The present study is an attempt to investigate the how shift timings and Income affects the work sphere and personal life of employees working in shipping organization.

Keywords: Work Life Balance WLB, Global Competition, productivity, Indian organisations, HR policy framework, shift timings

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,

Pages: 522 - 525

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