Vol. 4 No. 4 (2014): Vol 4, Iss 4, Year 2014
Articles

“Green work- life balance policy for women doing male- dominated jobs”:- with special reference to andhra pradesh state road transport corporation (apsrtc)

Mahalakshmi Rajeswari K
Assistant Professor, Department Of Business Administration, Westin Colllege of Business Management, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Published December 30, 2014
Keywords
  • Role & Responsibility at work place, Green work life balance, Amenities at work place Support from Management & Family members, Work –to-family conflict, Family-to-work conflict.
How to Cite
K, M. R. (2014). “Green work- life balance policy for women doing male- dominated jobs”:- with special reference to andhra pradesh state road transport corporation (apsrtc) . Journal of Management and Science, 4(4), 287-299. https://doi.org/10.26524/jms.2014.25

Abstract

In India, Social, Economic, Demographic, Political factors are challenged the women to work equal to men and take up challenge to do male-dominated jobs like bus drivers & conductors, Railway drivers, Pilots etc. In general, male-dominated jobs are typical and troublesome to married women who are engaged in this. Work-life balance is more crucial for women especially who are doing male-dominated jobs. Green work-life balance policy will assimilate the dual role of an employee & create a congenial environment at work place.Since 1996, APSRTC started recruiting women bus conductors. The women bus conductors have a challenge to discharge their duties at work place as well as to cater the needs of their family. Their dual role as bus conductor & home maker. Sample size of 28 %
of total women bus conductors in Krishna region, APSRTC has been chosen to deal with work-life balance for women. Therefore, the major objective of the present study is to examine the influencing factors at work place & family with respect to work-life balance.The study understands the correlation between work to- family conflict & family to-work conflict. To achieve this, random sample of 150 women conductors has been chosen. The current study reveals the role & responsibility at work place, odd working hours, managing family life, amenities at work place, support from management and support from family to
make the balance between work & life. Eventually, the present study recommends the management of APSRTC regarding the adoption of green work-life balance & family friendly policy for the sake of women conductors.

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