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SIOPWFModule_072102 - Work-life Balance Lesson Objectives...

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Unformatted text preview: Work-life Balance Lesson Objectives At the end of this lecture, you should: Know why I/O psychologists and organizations are interested in the balance between employees work and non-work lives Know what happens when individuals experience a lack of balance Understand how psychologists work to improve balance Why Is Studying Work-life Balance Important? Work impacts quality of life & life (e.g., family, leisure) impacts work Technology makes working from home easier & more commonplace More dual earner couples, single parent families, need for elder care Balance increases well-being & imbalance creates conflict between roles Effective balance may have economic advantages for organizations Effective balance may have advantages for positive life experiences, reduction in stress, normal life for children, all of which have economic and social ramifications Why Is Studying Work-life Balance Important? (Hidden Slide With Additional Speaker Notes) Work impacts quality of life & what happens outside of work (e.g., family, leisure) impacts work Technology makes working from home easier & more commonplace More dual earner couples, single parent families, need for elder care Balance increases well-being & imbalance creates conflict between roles Effective balance may have economic advantages for organizations Effective balance may have advantages for positive life experiences, reduction in stress , normal life for children, all of which have economic and social ramifications Roles and Work-life Balance People have formal roles at home and at work....
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