A QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE BALANCE BETWEEN WORK AND LIFE

Eleftheria Charitou, Evgeniia Kolobova, Tryfon Ziatas, Miltiadis Chalikias, Michalis Skordoulis

Abstract


The purpose of this research is to investigate the balancing of professional and personal life and its importance for a company’s profitability. Α qualitative research was taken up. The research findings revealed another that the hierarchical level to which an employee belongs differentiates the degree of balancing between professional and personal life. Furthermore it was found that an imbalance between work and life leads mainly to stress, anger and reduced job satisfaction and other negative results. Last but not least, the research results indicate that the balance between work and life can be affected by job insecurity and lifestyle. Businesses must pay more attention to their employees in order to reduce a possible imbalance between their works and lives.


Keywords


work-life balance, job satisfaction, employee performance, burnout

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