COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF WORK-LIFE BALANCE IN FYR MACEDONIA, MONTENEGRO AND SERBIA

Nataša Golubović, Srđan Golubović

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183
Last page
198

Abstract


Reconciling work and family life is one of the key elements of the quality of work and employment. The concept of work-life balance refers to the creation and maintenance of such work environment that allows employees to achieve a balance between work and personal commitments, which create the basis for increase of employee loyalty and productivity growth. Exploring the ways in which an individual functions in the spheres of work and private life, as well as mechanisms of achieving balance between these two spheres, provides a fresh perspective on the interaction between work and private life, as well as opportunities to achieve synergy between these two spheres. The aim of this study is to investigate the quality of the actual balance between work and private life in selected countries of the Western Balkans and on this basis to identify the key problems employees in these countries are confronted with in balancing work and private life.

Key words: balance, work, private life, working conditions. 


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