Perception towards Work Non-Work Boundary Management Fit Among Teachers in Selected Secondary School

Nur Fatihah, Abdullah Bandar and Zaiton, Hassan and Dayang Kartini, Abang Ibrahim and Ida Juliana, Hutasuhut and Feona, Albert Abell and Dexter Sigan, John (2021) Perception towards Work Non-Work Boundary Management Fit Among Teachers in Selected Secondary School. Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal, 13 (2). pp. 136-145. ISSN 1947-5667

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Abstract

Due to the challenging working lifestyles, the interest on how to manage and maintain the boundary of work and non-work domain has increased. Teachers often strive to balance between work and non-work management. Lack of balance of in managing work and non-work in teaching profession will lead to low quality of life. This study aims to explore secondary school teachers’ perceptions towards Work Non-Work Boundary Management Fit. This study utilized Qualitative Methods using in-depth interviews to collect data from seven informants among secondary school teachers and the data were analysed through content analysis. The aims of the study are to examine the factors of work non-work boundary management fit and identify its implications. Work life conflict resulted from the imbalance between work and non- work demands causes stress and subsequently, affects teachers’ work life, health and family functioning. The findings from this study indicated that the factors of Work Non-Work Boundary Management Fit are peer support, self-autonomy, spouse, family and society support, and supportive work environment. Consequently, these factors led to positive implications for individuals, organisation, family or children as well as community. By considering individual’s work, it is undeniable that non-work boundary management is important. Therefore, it is necessary to provide work non-work boundary management fit in order to achieve a good balance in work non-work life.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Perceptions, Work Non-Work, Boundary Management Fit, Teachers.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Language & Communication
Depositing User: John
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2021 07:20
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2021 07:20
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/35425

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