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Work-Life Balance: A review of the meaning of the balance construct

Kalliath, Thomas; Brough, Paula


Although the term work-family/life balance is widely employed, an agreed definition of this term has proved elusive. Instead, an array of definitions and measures populate the literature. The variety of work-life definitions and measures provide limited value for both the theoretical advancement of the construct and for practical human resource (HR) interventions. In this article, we review six conceptualisations of work-life balance found in the literature: (1) multiple roles; (2) equity...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Management & Organization


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