Time to move beyond work-life balance

Work-life balance as a principle failed women, and particularly mothers, far more savagely than it failed men, argues Stephen Overell.

  • The work-life fallacy    By Stephen Overell, writing in Personnel Today.

    Also

    Business groups begin flexible work backlash    By Personnel Today's Michael Millar.

    MSN UK - tackling the long-hours culture   By Carol Foster, writing in IRS journal Equal Opportunities Review.

    Case study: Moore & Smalley's retention strategy    Chartered accountancy firm Moore & Smalley halved staff turnover and drove down sickness absence by implementing a range of work-life balance initiatives, including teleworking and flexitime arrangements.

    Managing attendance the flexible working way    Flexible working and broader work-life balance initiatives offer the potential to improve attendance levels, according to IRS research.

    Time to redress the work-life imbalance   The modern world demands we accept the notion of work for work's sake. Stephen Overell asks why on earth should this be?

    Work-life success    A selection of links to a wide array of articles on work-life balance from the XpertHR archive.