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Work Life Balance and Job Satisfaction: A Review of Literature

Vol 7 , Issue 2 , July - December 2020 | Pages: 108-116 | Review paper  

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1. * B. Anisha, Ph.D Scholar, Department of Management Studies, Nesamony Memorial Christian College of Marthandam, Kulasekharam, Tamil Nadu, India (
2. C. L. Jeba Melvin, Associate Professor, Head of the Research Centre, Department of Management Studies, Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Marthandam, Tamil Nadu, India (

Work is an important part of daily life and issues related to work-life balance are increasing in the present scenario. Equal balance in work and personal life plays an important role for achieving personal as well as professional goals. The imbalances in work and personal life have a negative impact on both the aspects of life. Work-life balance is partly based on employers and partly on individual responsibility. This paper has made an effort to provide an overview of work-life balance, job satisfaction, work stress and negative consequences of work and life conflict through a review of existing literature. It is found that employees are giving more importance to job opportunities and possibilities of promotion. They are also expecting monetary and non-monetary incentives which lead to job satisfaction, reduces work stress and will lead to a good work-life balance.


Work-life balance; Job satisfaction; Work stress.

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