• ISSN: 2010-023X
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
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IJTEF 2012 Vol.3(3): 213-218 ISSN: 2010-023X DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2012.V3.202

Analysis of Work Life Balance of Female Nurses in Hospitals - Comparative Study between Government and Private Hospital in Chennai, TN., India

K. Santhana Lakshmi, T. Ramachandran, and David Boohene
Abstract—Career women are challenged by work and family commitment at the end of each day in Government and private hospital. Majority of women are working through-out week and 53% are struggling to achieve work-life balance. Women reported that their life has become a juggling act as they have to shoulder multiple responsibilities at work and home. Both government and private hospital management need to be conscious of this status of female nurses and periodically review their status. They can create supportive environment to help these women achieve work life balance. This article highlights the issues connected with work life balance of female nurses in government and private hospital and the factors that determine work life balance.

Index Terms—Imbalance, motivation, rewards, stress, work/life.

K. Santhana Lakshmi and T. Ramachandran are with School of Management, SRM University, Kattankulathur (email:boohenedavid@yahoo.com).
D. Boohene is with Business Administration Dept., All Nations University College, Ghana-KF1908(e-mail:anju_laxvis@yahoo.co.in).

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Cite:K. Santhana Lakshmi, T. Ramachandran, and David Boohene, "Analysis of Work Life Balance of Female Nurses in Hospitals - Comparative Study between Government and Private Hospital in Chennai, TN., India," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.3, no.3, pp. 213-218, 2012.

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