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Exploring Resources, Life-Balance and Well-Being of Women Who Work in a Global Context

Exploring Resources, Life-Balance and Well-Being of Women Who Work in a Global Context by Roxane L Gervais
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This volume presents research on women’s experiences, attitudes and perceptions, considering their work roles and in the context of their lives outside work. It explores the various choices women may opt to take, and the resources they may use, and presents options they may wish to consider over the course of their working lives. The research presented here is varied and the methods used include cross-sectional and longitudinal research, reviews of literature, as well as experiences and practical suggestions from clinical, organisational, health and occupational health psychologists, in addition to occupational safety and health practitioners. It looks at women who are part-time employees, those in vulnerable positions in the informal economy to women in mainstream, full-time employment. The chapters present theoretical underpinnings of how, what, when and where women approach work options, approach life and approach living. The overarching factor that links these chapters is the focus on women as a vital resource in the world economy, with an exploration of the options that are available to them and how these could be maximised to retain a productive and healthy female workforce.
Springer International Publishing; June 2016
282 pages; ISBN 9783319317366
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Title: Exploring Resources, Life-Balance and Well-Being of Women Who Work in a Global Context
Author: Roxane L Gervais; Prudence M. Millear
 
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