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Journal of Management Research and Analysis


Effect of profession on managing work life balance of working women in India


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Author Details : Minal Bhartiya, Sachin Mittal, Sangeeta Jain

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 99-106


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Abstract

Indian society mainly has deep rooted close connection of family system, where Indian women has the role to play as nurturers and caretakers of whole family. India, in her transition phase, post independence faced lot of challenges at all levels of the society. With modernization and globalization, India people were worried with future and culture shocks. It was big paradigm shift for Indian closed mindsets. Out of the need of the hour, situations and circumstances, and many reasons led Indian women to go out for work for living. Soon, the concept of egalitarian society and women empowerment at every stage from Indian girls to Indian women reach the horizon of their career. But it was found that even after reaching to top, Indian women have to work wholly on her family roles. Stages comes into life of women – from marriage to children to care takers and other extremes situations, where she has to compromise in career. Hence it is the need to examine the phenomenon of the work-life balance of Indian women professionals in greater depth. The key research question: To identify the core reasons and challenges Indian women face for effective work life balance? To determine the work life balance and its related factors influence the Indian women professionals? To develop the strategies to apply for satisdfying work-family balance. First the emerging themes must be understood in the light of the literature on work-family balance. Then conclusions to be drawn on how women professionals in India manage their lives.

Keywords: Indian Women, Profession, Business Class, Service Class, Work Life Balance, Working Women

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2770.2018.0016

How to cite : Bhartiya M, Mittal S, Jain S, Effect of profession on managing work life balance of working women in India. J Manag Res Anal 2018;5(2):99-106

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