Work-Life Balance Among Professionals Women Of Generation X And Y

Nur Ainon, Abdullah (2020) Work-Life Balance Among Professionals Women Of Generation X And Y. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This research study explored the way professionals women of generation X and Y cope with home, work, family demands as well as self-care. It mainly focused on the balance they have been able to achieve in their lives as working women, wife, and mothers. This study used qualitative research to examine the challenges these women face in their working and personal lives, the impacts of the challenges, and the strategies and coping skills they utilize to maintain work and family life balance. Furthermore, this study used an interview format with a qualitative method based. In this approach, primarily open-ended questions were used. The major focus was to explore and then compared informants’ responses to those questions. This method was chosen because it allows for a comparison of different experiences of a common topic. The challenges discussed by the professionals women of generation X and Y included: (a) unreasonable demands at work, (b) difficult allocating time between works and family and (c) less supportive relationship at work/home. The informants mentioned on the following impacts of the challenges faced by them: (a) stress, (b) unstable emotion, and (c) fatigue. Finally, the strategies the professionals women of both generation X and Y used to achieve work/family balance included (a) work smarter not harder, (b) leave work at work, (c) attend workshops/seminars/training, (d) set priorities, (e) schedule scrupulously, (f) flexible working hour, and (g) nursery existence.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2020.
Uncontrolled Keywords: work-life balance, gender, professionals women, generation X, generation Y, challenges, impact, strategy, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2020 01:27
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2020 01:27
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/32399

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