Session

Management, Business, and Economics

Description

This study aims to research the effect of family-friendly policies on work-life balance, work alienation, and life satisfaction. In the literature studies suggest that, family-friendly policies are evaluated within the scope of human resource management practices; they are associated with positive individual and organizational outcomes. Accordingly, this study deals with work-life balance, work alienation and life satisfaction variables which are expected to be affected by family-friendly policies. In order to examine the effect of family-friendly policies on these variables, 208 people employed in three different marble companies in Turkey are included in the research. Based on the findings, there are significant correlations between family-friendly policies and work-life balance, work alienation, and life satisfaction. Also, family-friendly policies affect work-life balance and life satisfaction negatively, whereas these policies affect work alienation positively.

Keywords:

Family-friendly policies, work-life balance, work alienation, life satisfaction

Session Chair

Pelin Kanten

Session Co-Chair

Nehat Ramadani

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-437-25-7

First Page

42

Last Page

56

Location

Durres, Albania

Start Date

2-11-2013 9:00 AM

End Date

2-11-2013 9:10 AM

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Business Commons

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Family Friendly Policies in Organizations and Their Effects on Work-Life Balance, Work Alienation and Life Satisfaction

Durres, Albania

This study aims to research the effect of family-friendly policies on work-life balance, work alienation, and life satisfaction. In the literature studies suggest that, family-friendly policies are evaluated within the scope of human resource management practices; they are associated with positive individual and organizational outcomes. Accordingly, this study deals with work-life balance, work alienation and life satisfaction variables which are expected to be affected by family-friendly policies. In order to examine the effect of family-friendly policies on these variables, 208 people employed in three different marble companies in Turkey are included in the research. Based on the findings, there are significant correlations between family-friendly policies and work-life balance, work alienation, and life satisfaction. Also, family-friendly policies affect work-life balance and life satisfaction negatively, whereas these policies affect work alienation positively.