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1. Carol Emslie and Kate Hunt (2009) article on “Live to work or work to live?” A qualitative
study of gender and Work-life balance among Men and Women in Mid life in Gender, Work
and Organisation Vol.16 No.1 January.

2. Gregg Schoenfeld (2005) in Work life balance Among MBA graduates – MBA alumni
report by in GMAC Research reports .RR-05-09 • October

3. Jerina Bee, K.Baskar & V.Vimala (2013) in Organisational Culture on Work-Life balance
among married women employees and productivity By an Indian Streams Research Journal

4. Sudha .J (2014) has done a study on Work Life Balance of Women Employee by
identifying the various characteristics of married women in facing the challenges and
achieving WLB in International Journal of Management Research & Review August 2014/
Volume 4/Issue 8/Article No-3/797-804

5. Sahana Maiya & Dr. M.M. Bagali (2014) - An Empirical investigation on Worklife balance
among working mothers: Emerging HRM Interventions in International Journal of Business
and Administration Research Review, Vol.1, Isue.5, April-June,2014

6. Professor K.Thriveni Kumari & Dr.V.Rama Devi (2013) Work life balance of women
employees – a challenge for the employee and the employer in 21st century in Pacific
Business Review International Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2013

7. Santhana Lakshmi K, Sujatha Gopinath S (2013). Work Life Balance of Women

Employees with reference to Teaching faculties. International Monthly Refereed Journal of
Research in Management and Technology 2013; II.

8. T.S.Shanthi & Dr.K.Sundar (2012) has done research to measure the level ofsatisfaction of
women employees with reference to Work life balance of women Employees in IT industry in
ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research Vol.2 Issue
1, January 2012, ISSN 2249 8826.

9. S.Padma and MSudhir (2013) Reddy in “Role of Family support in balancing Personal and
work life of women Employees” with reference to Bank sector employees In Andhra Pradesh
By IJCEM International Journal of Computational Engineering & Management, Vol. 16 Issue
3, May 2013

10. Satinder Singh (2013) Work life balance in Global Journal of commerce and Management
perspective published by Global institute for Research and Education in Vol2(3) 2013.

11. Prof. Sobia Shujat, Prof. Farooq-E-Azam Cheema & Prof.Faryal (2011) “Impact of Work
Life Balance on Employee Job Satisfaction in Private Banking Sector of Karachi “by Bhutto
in Journal of Management and Social Sciences Vol. 7, No. 2, (Fall 2011)

12. Krishna Reddy N, Vranda MN (2010). Et. Al. Work Life balance among married women
employees. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine 2010; 32(2): 112-118.

13. N, Supriya MV. (2010) Gender differences in perception of work life balance.
Management 2010; 4(5): 331-342.

14. Mathew RV, Panchanatham N. (2009) Work life balance issues among the women
entrepreneurs in South India. In K.J.Cheiran & S.P.A.Mathew(Eds.), Emerging
entrepreneurial strategies for self development and skill development, India L Kuriakose
Gregorios College (KGC), 2009; 46-57.

15. Ms.Lakshmipriya and Ms. Neena.S (April 2008) in Work life balance of women
employees posted under occasional papers in indian website

1) Age group :
a) 20-30
b) 30-40
c) 40-50
d) 50-60

2) Family structure
a) Joint family
b) Nuclear family

3) Marital status:
a) Married
b) single

4) Normal working hours per day?

a) Less than 8 hours
b) 8-10
c) 10-12
d) Above 12

5) Describe your best position as

a) Executive / administrative / management
b) Clerical / secretarial
c) Skilled craft
d) Technical
e) Service / maintenance

6) You are currently working as

a) Part time
b) Full time

7) Describe your current feeling of balancing your work life and home life
a) Very well balanced
b) Somewhat balanced
c) Balanced
d) Somewhat out of balanced
e) Very out balanced

8) Which of the following best describes your feelings of stress (if any) around finding a
work life balance
a) Very stressful
b) Stressful
c) Slightly stressful
d) Not at all stressful

9) Are you able to attend social gathering of office people?

a) Most of the time
b) Sometimes
c) Seldom
d) Always
e) Never

10) Are you able to attend social gathering in family?

a) Most of the time
b) Sometimes
c) Seldom
d) Always
e) Never

11) How frequent you overstay in your office to finish your work?
a) Most of the time
b) Sometimes
c) Seldom
d) Always
e) Never

12) Are you called to office at odd hours in case of work load?

13) Do you go to office at odd hours in case of work load?


14) Do you find yourself thinking about work instead of focusing on home/pleasure
b) No

15) Are you working under a flexible working schedule?

a) yes
b) no

16) Should flexible schedule be available for all employees?

a) yes
b) no

17) Do you suffer from any stress related disease?

a) Hypertension
b) Obesity
c) Diabetes
d) Frequent head aches

18) How do you manage stress arising from your work?

a) Yoga
b) Meditation
c) Entertainment
d) Dance
e) Sleep

19) How frequently you take your family out on a vacation?

a) Twice in a year
b) Once in a year
c) Once in three years
d) Once in five years
e) Never

20) Do you agree your health is suffering because of your work ?

a) Strongly agree
b) Agree
c) Partially agree
d) Disagree
e) Strongly disagree