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Exploring a work-life balance impact audit: an aid to informed consensus?

conference contribution
posted on 2023-05-26, 08:43 authored by Mark WickhamMark Wickham, Parker , ML, Fishwick, S
The effective management of employees' work-life balance requires organisations to recognise and account for the array of non-work roles that impact their working-lives. Despite the literary attention given to the 'work-life balance' in recent years, however, contemporary authors still note the concept's inadequacy both in terms of its definition and administration. In order to explore the boundaries of contemporary 'work-life balance', this paper adopts an Organisational Role Theory (ORT) perspective. The paper suggests that in order to manage these discrete impacts effectively, human resource managers should consider employing a Work-Life Balance Impact Audit as part of their job evaluation and performance management processes.

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School of Aquaculture

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  • Published

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ANZAM 2006

Event Venue

Rockhampton, Queensland

Date of Event (Start Date)

2006-12-06

Date of Event (End Date)

2006-12-09

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  • Open

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