International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

How Can HRM Help Organizations Build the Supportive “Work-Life/family” Balance Culture?
Chen Wei, Liu Yili, Yang Tian

Many researchers have shown that there is a positive relation between the work-life/family balance policies and employees’ performance in organizations. However, he gap between the need for these policies and the reality in most workplaces remains disturbingly wide. This paper argues that supportive organizational work–life culture, which includes managerial support, career consequences, organizational time demand, gender related perception and co-workers’ support, is important for the successful implementation of WLB programs. Only if HRM department get the support form top management and the assistant from supervisors and managers, begin to enhance women’s positions, establish new performance evaluation methods,and consider the fairness between coworkers, can the supportive organizational work-life/family culture be formed and implemented.

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