WORK-FAMILY CONFLICT AND CAREER ORIENTATION AMONGST EMPLOYED WOMEN IN BANKS AND HOSPITALS

Muhammad Yousaf Sharjeel, Hareem Siddiqui, Ghazal Khwaja

Abstract


The changing environment of banking and health carebusiness is altering the demands of organizations regarding femaleemployees’ performance and expectations. Consequently, this has ledinto believing that female employees need to be as apt and productiveas their male counterparts. Questing for productivity, banking andhospital organizations expect from these female employees their full-time availability through organizational commitment. They oftenoverlook the truth that female employees have a family to cater to andhave simultaneous roles to play. This initiates the most commonlyobserved problem of Work-family conflict (WFC) amongst female fulltime banking and hospital employees in Pakistan. The study employedthe survey methodology comprising 131 randomly selected full-timefemale banking and hospital workers through self-administeredquestionnaire. The study finds that there is no significant differencein the opinions of the employed female hospital and banking officialspertaining to their experienced level of work-life conflict.

Keywords


Work-life conflict, career-orientation, full-time female employees

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22555/pbr.v17i4.559

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