1 edition of Cases on business initiatives on work life. found in the catalog.
Cases on business initiatives on work life.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Contributions||Employers Confederation of the Philippines., Ayala Foundation.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||103 p. :|
|Number of Pages||103|
|LC Control Number||2009316066|
This chapter will examine the antecedents to and outcomes of corporate work-life balance initiative usage among professionals, as well as equity concerns and “backlash” among non-users of such initiatives. Interconnecting influences such as gender. Ethics of work life balance 1. do you mean by “The Ethics of work-life balance”? The Ethics of work life balance: Work-life balance is a self-defined, selfdetermined state of well being that a person can reach, or can set as a goal, that allows them to manage effectively multiple responsibilities at work, at home, and in their community; it supports physical, emotional, family, and. Work-Life Balance Case Studies Business case studies for success that focus on balancing work and family life, time management skills, coping with individual stress, health and fitness. Taking Maternity Leave As A Business Owner. Find answers to 'There's been a lot of discussion about the challenging work/life balance at Amazon. The CEO, Jeff Bezos, has even commented on it. From an inside perspective, how is the work/life balance at Amazon?' from employees. Get answers to your biggest company questions on Indeed.
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Reframing the Business Case for Work-Life Initiative Paperback – June 1, by Ellen Galinsky (Author), Arlene A. Johnson (Author)Authors: Arlene A. Johnson, Ellen Galinsky.
Framing the Business Case for Work-Life. It can be useful to frame a new work-life initiative in a way that links closely with one or more other important corporate initiatives.
•For example, work-life programs can reduce employee stress which has an important impact on health and wellness. •Work-life initiatives clearly help. work-life balance initiatives were the novelty of men’s use of such Quorum Books. Bailyn, L., Fletcher We conceptualize the motivation of organizations to adopt supplemental work-family.
Following the inaugural Tripartite Alliance (TA) Award organised by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) in NovemberJerene Ang speaks to four award-winning HR leaders to uncover unique work-life initiatives.
Michelle Obama, the former First Lady of the United States, has been known to make a number of eloquent statements, but this one on work. With benefits to business like: improved overall performance, increased productivity, retention of valuable staff, reduced absenteeism & staff turnover, enhanced employee commitment and increased job satisfaction & morale, the business case for work/life balance is far more than a necessary ‘social responsibility’ evil – simply put – it.
New research on work-life balance from Harvard Business School faculty on issues including how best to deal with today's 24/7 work culture, the concept of leaning-in, and how to build a business in the context of a life.
paid work and unpaid responsibilities is critical for success in today’s competitive business world. The issue of work-life balance has been developed in response to demographic, economic and cultural changes. The purpose of this paper is to establish whether work-life balance initiatives and.
Finding creative examples of work-life balance initiatives for your employees can be difficult. As an employer, you're in the unique position to help your employees improve their work-life balance and doing so can also help attract and retain talent.
So if you're eager to see improvements in production, morale, and teamwork – keep on reading. 4. Work-life balance initiative. In the aforementioned Communispace study, 49 percent of millennials reported work-life balance as an important part of their health and wellness, followed by relationships with friends and family (47 percent).
Research is finding that 21 st century employees are focusing more on mission, purpose, and work-life balance. Companies that invest in sustainability initiatives tend to create sought-after. The business case is needed when resources or expenditure on a project has to be justified.
Approval is usually sought from the project sponsor and other interested parties. For instance, the finance function may authorize funds and the IT department provide resources. How to write a business case. The purpose of the business case is communication.
Building the Business Case for Work-Life Programs As with most significant new business initiatives, establishing work-life policies and programs begins with developing the case for change, also known as the “business case.” The business case usually includes an analysis of the benefits and costs that will accrue from the initiative.
While some companies may view diversity and work/life balance as separate functions, the business case for managing diversity is, in large part, the same for work/life balance.
Both diversity and work/life initiatives promote employee commitment, improve productivity. life balance and diversity initiatives in organisations (Özbilgin et al., ). Table 1 Maternity leave policies around the world Australia Paid parental leave (government funded) began 1. While work-life balance is generally lauded as a good thing for workers, employers may not realize all the business benefits that come with providing these programs to their staff.
Reputation, Recruiting and Retention. One of the major advantages of promoting work-life effectiveness programs is they increase the marketability of businesses. John P. Kotter is internationally regarded as the foremost authority on the topics of leadership and change.
His is the premier voice on how the best organizations achieve successful transformations. Kotter is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School and is cofounder of Kotter International, a leadership organization that helps Global company Reviews: A great business book will change your life for the better.
We've put together a list of our favorite business books that you have to read in These books about business are jam-packed with actionable content you can implement today.
There's nothing better than these great reads. Moss Kanter‟s seminal book (), Work and Family in the United States: A Critical Review and Agenda for Research and Policy,brought the issue of work/life balance to the forefront of research and organizations.
In the s and s, companies began to offer work/life. “Work-life balance” is a hot buzzword amongst corporations these days, but acknowledging its importance and actually putting it into practice are two different things.
Try these 10 tips for promoting a healthy work-life balance for your employees: 1. Ask Your Workers What They Need. You can’t fix a problem if you don’t know it exists. Take, for example, the case of John: a business school graduate who values both his career and personal life.
Due to his heavy workload, John struggles to find the time to actively participate in. Go Home: The Business Case for Work-Life Balance Great Place to Work The well-worn picture of the American Dream typically involves a comfortable home, a decent car and enough in the bank to.
Case Study Series on Work-Life These are real-life case studies that demonstrate a range of work-life balance initiatives. The information for each case was obtained from three key informant.
Work-life is the business practice of creating a flexible, supportive environment to engage employees & maximize organizational performance. Work-life programs are critical management tools for the Federal community as we strive to maintain an excellent, engaged workforce.
Below we provide a list of the 10 top books on work-life balance with some thoughts from a business professional who practices what he preaches—implementing work-life balance as an important part of his workforce culture.
Here are 10 worthwhile work-life balance books to read: 1. The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz. Osoian, & Ratiu, ). Work-life programs can improve organizational structural, cultural, and relational support for work and family (Kossek, Lewis, & Hammer, ).
There is a greater focus in the United States than elsewhere on employer driven work-life initiatives, particularly those implemented by large organizations to support higher-level. management and build a convincing business case for Work-Life initiatives in your organisation.
Equip The best Work-Life policies and practices are redundant if employees do not take them up. The challenge for HR is to educate employees at every level of the organisational hierarchy on the benefits of Work-Life Harmony and how they can achieve it.
Case Studies of Executives Creating Change. Our conference on The Role of Senior Business Leaders in Creating and Sustaining Work/Life Change resulted in the publication of four case studies of executives helping employees align their actions and values in the International Journal of Leadership Education.
They have been listed on the Aspen Institute’s Web site and sent in response to. A few years ago, a colleague at Harvard Business School visited Clayton Christensen's office to talk about leading a values-driven life. "He told me that he had decided against having religion in his life," Christensen recalls, explaining that his colleague didn't see the long-term benefits of sticking to principles every day, considering all the hard work involved.
Ways to Encourage Balance in the Office. Project managers have a unique role in helping companies and employees work together to accomplish a reasonable work-life balance.
These professionals are often tasked with the responsibility of supporting team development. Amazon marketing strategy: Business case study, revenue model and culture of customer metrics: History of In JulyAmazon reported a % increase in North American sales and % worldwide revenue growth in the second quarter of Online sales of groceries have tripled as consumers went online in large numbers to buy food during the coronavirus pandemic, and Amazon.
the business-case model, in which CSR initiatives are primarily assessed in an economic manner and pursued only when there is a clear link to firm financial performance ; and the syncretic stewardship model, which combines the social values-led and the business-case models.
Case outlines the story of founder and CEO Gregg Renfrew and her safe and environmentally responsible beauty company Beautycounter. Case also walks readers through two separate difficult management scenarios experienced by Renfrew. The first focuses. HR Open Source case studies prepare you for the future of work by taking you behind the headlines to provide a window into the real work that goes into successful HR and recruiting initiatives - how they pitch and championed support, how they executed, what they got wrong (every good win has an equally good failure story), metrics and ROI, and technologies used.
Increasingly, working women claim to be giving up on achieving work-life balance. "I have, personally, thrown balance out the window," Ivanka Trump said. Case Study Series on Work-Life Balance in Large Organizations, In SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications Ltd., viewed 9/30/, / Maxwell, Gill.
"Case Study Series on Work-Life Balance in Large Organizations.". We recently asked 17 CEOs, business leaders and entrepreneurs what their process is to achieve work-life balance.
It turns out, it can take on many different forms. Check out how some business leaders blazed a trail for balancing life and work, and how their organizations benefited from it. Motivating factors to consider work-life balance Work-life conflict and health Work-family conflict may be viewed as a stressor for individuals 1.
Researchhas established and documented that conflict between the work and family domains has a number of significant negative consequences for individuals. SAGE Books. Explore research monographs, classroom texts, and professional development titles. SAGE Business Cases. Discover the real world of business for best practices and professional success.
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business ethics. In her book, Value Shift,Paine explains that ethics has found its way back onto the agenda of organizational leaders. Executives at businesses, for example, have launched ethics programs, mission-driven strategies, values initiatives, and cultural change efforts.
A business case captures the reasoning for initiating a project or task. It is often presented in a well-structured written document, but may also come in the form of a short verbal agreement or logic of the business case is that, whenever resources such as money or effort are consumed, they should be in support of a specific business need.Critical Review of Work-life Balance Initiatives.
Work-Life balance is a concept where the balance between work and lifestyle has been prioritized. A healthy work place takes into consideration a more holistic aspect such as the spiritual, physical, environmental, emotional, intellectual, mental health and occupational aspects of the employees.who work is a goal shared by workers, their families, and their employers.
Illness and injury, whether resulting from work or off-work activities, reduces income, quality of life, and opportunity for both the affected workers and those dependent on them. The WorkLife Initiative.