Work-life balance in Spanish Firms: Still on the to-do list
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to analyse the perception of institutional pressures on employers to improve work-life balance, and to classify organizations according to those perceptions. Using survey data from 146 Spanish private firms in two different industries, the cluster analysis clearly shows the existence of three different groups of companies according to their perception of coercive, mimetic and normative pressures, and the different characteristics of the groups. The diffusion of work-life practices should have begun in Spain, but there is still a long way to go over.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Business Administration in its series Working Papers with number 11.05.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: Nov 2011
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Work-life balance; Institutional pressures; Cluster analysis;
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