a study on work life balance among women teachers in mumbai city

ZENITH International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research _______________ISSN 2231-5780
Vol.4 (8), AUGUST (2014), pp. 68-75
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The issue of work-life balance is increasingly becoming important in India as more and more
women with children are joining the workforce; and there are more and more working
professionals feel the need to balance their work and family life. The purpose of present study is
to highlight the necessity of adopting work-life-balance(WLB) policies for teachers teaching at
college(degree) level. The paper examines different elements of WLB, especially with reference
to teachers working in government and private institutes. Based on empirical evidence the study
proposes that there is a need for adopting WLB policies for teachers. The data for the study was
collected from 50(fifty) teachers working for government and private colleges for both academic
and professional courses. The findings of the study indicate that there is a need for designing
WLB policies and programmes for the teaching community to enable them to balance their work
and life needs. Through this study an attempt has been made to identify different personal
motives and its priority among different demographic groups which could become the basis for
designing WLB policies for teachers.
KEY WORDS: Work life balance, Family issues, Life style limitations.
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