A Study of Work Life Balance and Challenges in Human Resource Management

  • Karthick S Department of Management Studies, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts & Science College, Uthangarai
  • Murugesan R Department of Management Studies, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts & Science College, Uthangarai
Keywords: Job stress, Work life balance, Stress Management, Family commitment, work environment

Abstract

The balance between work and an individual’s life is significant in modern society because the concept suggests that the person has some form of control over his or her existence. At the beginning persons were satisfied with work and time duration at work life. While today these two basic things have leads to development of stress at every hierarchical level. Person has totally ignored time for Physical and Mental fitness in work life. The work life does include giving time for family but in very less consideration. The usual hours of entertainment are now utilized for extra duty. Thus the normal employee does not know where he is spending his hour of recreation and entertainment. The work pressure leads to stress and ultimately work life imbalance. The health hazards, stress and social problems are riding on a bomb shell of modern life. The tug of war between the employers and employees for high pay packages and multi million business profit figures is detriment to healthy society and environment. Some constructive steps by researchers, Government & companies are taken for drawing the line.

Published
2016-05-30