The Impact of Working Time and Work Family Culture towards Work Family Conflict Among Career Women in Sarawak.

Sabil, Surena and Marican, Sabitha (2010) The Impact of Working Time and Work Family Culture towards Work Family Conflict Among Career Women in Sarawak. The Sarawak Museum Journal, (2010) Vol. LXVII (88), 39-55..

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Abstract

Participation of women in the workplace can be seen as a basis of excellence of future global competitiveness. In Malaysia, the women workforce comprises of 50% of the workforce and 70% of them are married working women. Hence, bringing more women into the workplace is not a choice but a necessity for both economic and global competitive. On the overall, many studies be it in the west or east has focused on the negative implication of work on family. Thus, the objective of the paper is to study the relationship of working time and work family culture towards work family conflict. The following study was conducted in Sarawak among 60 working women. The data was collected through questionnaires that were distributed personally to the respondent at their respective workplace. The findings indicated that working time and work family culture have a positive relationship towards work family conflict. Finally, the paper will discuss various ways whereby organization can promote family friendly policies at workplace in order to promote the gender equality and also women capital in Malaysia. This is because in the future the involvement of women in the workplace is even going to be at the higher rate than before.

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: working women, working time, work family culture, work family conflict, family friendly, policies, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2014 00:32
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2016 01:40
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/3486

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