2011

Creating Balance?

International Perspectives on the Work-Life Integration of Professionals

ISBN: 978-3-642-16198-8 (Print) 978-3-642-16199-5 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Perspectives On The Work-Life Integration Of Professionals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      Integrating Professional Work and Life: Conditions, Outcomes and Resources

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      Pages 27-46

      Introducing Theoretical Approaches to Work-Life Balance and Testing a New Typology Among Professionals

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      Pages 47-63

      From ‘Balancers’ to ‘Integrators’? Young Professionals’ Talk About ‘Work’ and the Rest of ‘Life’ in the UK

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      Pages 65-77

      Redefining Success: The Foundation for Creating Work-Life Balance

  3. Antecedents and Consequences Related To Professionals’ Work-Life Integration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-99

      Personality and Work-Life Integration

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      Pages 101-119

      Potential Antecedents and Consequences of Work-Family Conflict: A Three Country Study

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      Pages 121-140

      Work-Family Balance, Role Integration and Employee Well-Being

  4. Mothers, Fathers, and Couples: Challenging Conventional Wisdom

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

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      Pages 143-155

      What to Expect When She’s Expecting

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      Pages 157-171

      Fatherhood and Flexible Working: A Contradiction in Terms?

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      Pages 173-189

      Dual-Career Couples: Specific Challenges for Work-Life Integration

  5. Corporate Strategies Facilitating Work-Life Integration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-208

      Corporate Work-Life Balance Initiatives: Use and Effectiveness

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      Pages 209-223

      Temporal Workplace Flexibility and Associated Work-Life Outcomes for Professionals

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      Pages 225-250

      Causes and Consequences of the Utilization of Work-Life Policies by Professionals: “Unconditional Supervisor Support Required”

  6. Boundary Issues of Professionals’ Work-Life Integration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 251-251

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      Pages 253-268

      The Pressures of Commitment: Taking Software Home

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      Pages 269-284

      The “Myth of Separate Worlds”: An Exploration of How Mobile Technology has Redefined Work-Life Balance

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      Pages 285-302

      Working in Polycontextual Environments: An Empirical Analysis of Flexpatriates’ Lifestyles

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      Pages 303-315

      Spatial Aspects of Professionals’ Work-Life Integration

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 317-328