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Work-Life Balance of Women Bank Employees in Kumbakonam Municipal Precinct

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  • Department of Commerce, Srinivasa Ramanujan Centre, SASTRA University, Kumbakonam - 612001, Tamil Nadu, India
  • School of Management, SASTRA University, Thanjavur - 613401, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract


Objectives: Work/life balance refers to generating and retaining compassionate and robust work atmospheres in which the employees balance their formal duties with household tasks and thus strengthens employee commitment and efficiency. This study has been made to find the factors influencing the work life balance of women bank employees in Kumbakonam in India. The focus of the study is on both the public and private sector employees positioned as clerk, cashier and manager. The bank employees deal with a heterogeneous population daily in their working schedules and pursue a risky and crucial job. Methods and Analysis: Simple random sampling method has been used to collect the primary information from the married women bank employees with the help of administering a questionnaire. Primary data were collected from 150 bank women employees and the data collected has been analyzed with the help of statistical tools like percentage analysis, ANOVA, Chi-square test, by using SPSS package. The Cronbach Alpha of 0.8 confirms the reliability, relevance and consistency of the questionnaire used for the study. Findings: The study reveals an existence of substantial relationship between spousal status and personal factors like education, physical and mental health, emotional balance, number of dependents and the like. The study concluded that married women employees are mostly affected and finding difficult in managing their work-life. Applications/Improvements: This study can be applied to the institutions where women predominately employ themselves and strike to balance between work and family life.

Keywords

Female Bank Employees, Personal Factors, Spousal Status, Work-Life Balance.

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