Work-family conflict of working mothers: a literature review

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Author: Pareek, Anita; Patra, Soumendra Kumar; Mangaraj, Sujata


Purpose: The paper reports a comprehensive study on dilemmas faced by working mothers in synchronizing their occupational life (job) along with domestic life (children). The target of this paper lies in portraying the origin, determinants and outcomes of this imbalance and crossroad situation. Layout/method: The scholarly articles reviewed are extracted from Proquest and Google Scholar databases, where the scrutinised articles are from the years 2000-2015 only. These scholarly articles are investigated according to the critical viewpoint of the author, hence only the articles which are...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Employment; Culture and society; Research

Keywords: Literature review; Research needs; Work life balance; Employment practice; Work environment; Conditions of employment; Wellbeing; Family; Social structure; Economic factor

Geographic subjects: India; Asia

Published: New Delhi, India: Indian Society for Training and Development, 2017

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Journal volume: 47

Journal number: 4

Journal date: October-December 2017

Pages: pp. 2-18

ISSN: 0971-5592

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 132.509

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