Program Pasca Sarjana Jurusan Manajemen, Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta
Jurnal Manajemen & Kewirausahaan Vol. 5, No. 1, Maret 2003: 85 – 96
Change in demography of the work force in American and some countries in Asia, such as the increase number of working mother has increase the work-family issue in work environment. Although work-family conflict is known as a man and women issue, but this issue is continues to place different responsibilities for working women. The different responsibilities is because of the tradisional role of women, who take more responsibilities than man for the domestic matter. Work-family issues forced organizations to adopt some policies in order to solve this issue, such as family-friendly policy. Some research acknowledge that organization abilities to adopt this kind of policy influence employee respon to their work life, such as job stress, job satisfaction/dissatisfaction, absence, and turnover.And all of this respons have a direct impact to the organization productivity, performance and profitability, in short and in the long run. It is become clear that organizations have to be serious in handling this issue.
KEYWORDS: Work-family conflict, Job satisfaction, Absenteeism, Turnover.
FULL TEXT:WORK-FAMILY ISSUE