Effectiveness of Work-Life Balance practices in audit companies in Ireland

Talita, Cavalcante Silva (2020) Effectiveness of Work-Life Balance practices in audit companies in Ireland. Masters thesis, Griffith College.

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The main objectives of this research are three: First, to understand the perception of the employees about the effectiveness of WLB policies in auditing and accounting companies, second, to understand the applicability of WLB policies, if the companies have it and how the employees perceive the effective applicability of these policies by the companies, and third, to analyse the perception of employees about management engagement with WLB policies of auditing companies.This study showed that Work-Life Balance policies affect the perception of employees about Work-Life Balance. It also proved the importance of management engagement in supporting Work-Life Balance policies. The methodology used in this study is positivism. The method of collection of primary data was through snow-ball in an attempt to achieve the ideal sample size. The results achieved with this study proves an increase in perception of Work-Life Balance when the companies apply Work-Life Balance policies such as Flexible Scheduling and Part-time Work. The perception of the management engagement was perceived in the application of the Work-Life Balance policies Flexible Scheduling and Compressed Workweek.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness in work-life, Audit companies, Audit companies in Ireland.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Graduate Business School > MSc in International Business Management
Depositing User: Ms Tehseen Faisal
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2021 11:50
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2021 11:50
URI: http://go.griffith.ie/id/eprint/389

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