Title: Work life balance of women labours in Tannery Industry – a comparative empirical study

Authors: S. Prithi; A. Vasumathi

Addresses: VIT Business School, VIT University, Vellore-14, Tamil Nadu, India ' VIT Business School, VIT University, Vellore-14, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: Work life imbalance is a common issue faced by every working woman in any organisation with varied demographic profile such as educational level, job position, income and experience. Each working woman faces many challenges and juggles between the responsibilities for bringing a balance between work and family. By considering the work life balance issues faced by women employees in the world, the comparative study was conducted to find the work life balance of women labours in tannery industry in two districts of Tamil Nadu. The well-structured questionnaire distributed to 50 women labours in each region. The findings obtained from the data analysis by using statistical techniques such as correlation analysis, Chi-square test and ANOVA. Interested findings obtained from the constructs analysis of the marital status and conflicts faced by them in the work and family life.

Keywords: challenges; juggles; responsibilities; work pressure; work life balance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSOM.2020.104337

International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 2020 Vol.35 No.1, pp.78 - 99

Received: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted: 06 Nov 2017

Published online: 02 Jan 2020 *

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