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Balancing Work and Family: Effects of High-Performance Work Systems and High-Commitment Workplaces

Citation

Appelbaum, Eileen; Berg, Peter; & Kalleberg, Arne L. (2000). Balancing Work and Family: Effects of High-Performance Work Systems and High-Commitment Workplaces. In Appelbaum, Eileen (Ed.), Balancing Acts: Easing the Burdens and Improving the Options for Working Families (pp. 115-24). Washington: Economic Policy Institute.

Abstract

Changes in what researchers have called the "fundamental arithmetic of the family" - the ratio of jobs, including management of the home, to adults in the household - are creating stresses that affect both family life and workers' performance. One result has been an increase in work-family conflict.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Balancing Acts: Easing the Burdens and Improving the Options for Working Families

Author(s)

Appelbaum, Eileen
Berg, Peter
Kalleberg, Arne L.

Editor(s)

Appelbaum, Eileen

Year Published

2000

Pages

115-24

Publisher

Economic Policy Institute

City of Publication

Washington

Reference ID

2357