Freedom or fallout in local government? How work-life culture impacts employees using flexible work practices
McDonald, Paula K., Pini, Barbara M., & Bradley, Lisa M. (2007) Freedom or fallout in local government? How work-life culture impacts employees using flexible work practices. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18(4), pp. 602-622.
This exploratory study investigates five conceptually distinct dimensions of work-life culture which account for the gap between work-life policy provision and utilization: 'Manager Support'; 'Organizational Time Expectations'; 'Career Consequences'; 'Gendered Perceptions of Policy Use' and 'Co-worker Support', among 22 employees using flexible work practices (13 women, 9 men) in a local government organization in Australia. The findings inform the development of targeted strategies that help alleviate the cultural barriers preventing the use of work-life policies by eligible employees and contribute to the emergent area of organizational work-life culture as a theoretical construct.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||Work, Life Culture, Flexible Work, Local Government|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||First published in The International Journal of Human Resource Management 18(4):pp. 602-622.|
|Deposited On:||23 Aug 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:32|
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