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Work-life balance: a study in the petroleum industry.

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dc.contributor.author De Villiers, J.C.
dc.contributor.author Kotze, M.E.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-04T09:25:55Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-04T09:25:55Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation 1(3), 15-23. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/2929
dc.description.abstract A qualitative study was completed to discover how employees of a company in the petroleum industry define and experience the phenomenon of work-life balance, to identify the workplace determinants of work-life imbalance and to elicit some solutions for the problem. It was found that work-life balance is a personal issue that varies across time and situations and the underlying conflict experienced pertains to role overload and role interference. The most significant work-life conflict arises from complex workplace issues, including managing change, supervisory and technical competences, leadership, roles and accountabilities, and culture. Solutions to address the workplace issues, as well as the development of individual balance-enabling skills, are suggested. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SA Journal of Human Resource Management en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://sajhrm.co.za/ & Copyright University of Johannesburg en
dc.subject Work-life balance en
dc.subject Work-life imbalance en
dc.subject Work-life conflict en
dc.subject Role interference en
dc.subject Role overload en
dc.title Work-life balance: a study in the petroleum industry. en
dc.type Article en

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