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Work-life balance: A Psychological Perspective

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What are the effects of conflict between home and work?Does work stress affect those who live with you? In the rapidly changing modern work environment, time pressures seem ever increasing and new technology allows work to be conducted any time and anywhere. These are just two of the factors that make it more and more difficult for working men and women to integrate work and home life. Consequently, there is a need for flexible and innovative solutions to manage the work-home interface.Work-Life Balance: A Psychological Perspective presents up-to-date information on work-home issues, including the latest research findings.
The book's emphasis is strongly psychological, with a focus on practical solutions, and includes chapters which deal with psychological issues such as the conflict between work and family, how work stresses may affect partners, and recovery from work. It also includes sections on legal issues, as well as examples of initiatives being implemented by leading employers. Contributors are drawn from the leading researchers in their fields and reflect the international character of the current challenges facing employers and employees.Its practical focus and innovative approach make this an essential book for managers, HR professionals and organizational psychologists, as well as students in these disciplines. The theoretical basis and research focus mean the book will also be invaluable for researchers investigating workplace issues.

Hardback book published in 2006 by Psychology Press. This is the 2008 reprint
320pp

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Author(s):
Fiona Jones, Ronald J Burke and Mina Westman (editors)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2008 reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841695297
ISBN-13:
9781841695297
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Psychology Press
Title:
Work-life balance: A Psychological Perspective

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What are the effects of conflict between home and work?Does work stress affect those who live with you? In the rapidly changing modern work environment, time pressures seem ever increasing and new technology allows work to be conducted any time and anywhere. These are just two of the factors that make it more and more difficult for working men and women to integrate work and home life. Consequently, there is a need for flexible and innovative solutions to manage the work-home interface.Work-Life Balance: A Psychological Perspective presents up-to-date information on work-home issues, including the latest research findings.
The book's emphasis is strongly psychological, with a focus on practical solutions, and includes chapters which deal with psychological issues such as the conflict between work and family, how work stresses may affect partners, and recovery from work. It also includes sections on legal issues, as well as examples of initiatives being implemented by leading employers. Contributors are drawn from the leading researchers in their fields and reflect the international character of the current challenges facing employers and employees.Its practical focus and innovative approach make this an essential book for managers, HR professionals and organizational psychologists, as well as students in these disciplines. The theoretical basis and research focus mean the book will also be invaluable for researchers investigating workplace issues.

Hardback book published in 2006 by Psychology Press. This is the 2008 reprint
320pp

Author(s):
Fiona Jones, Ronald J Burke and Mina Westman (editors)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2008 reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841695297
ISBN-13:
9781841695297
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Psychology Press
Title:
Work-life balance: A Psychological Perspective

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