Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Work–Life Balance Of Single Parents Working In Educational Institutions

Nitin Kumar Bisht , Dr. Sonu Chowdhury , Dr. Raveesh Agarwal


It is rightly said that productivity in any organization depends upon the effective utilization of human resources of an organisation. The performance of an employee depends upon several factors including personal factors. It is really difficult to balance work and family life in today’s times especially when they are single parents. It is very difficult for single parents to maintain the balance between personal and professional life. The purpose of this study is to find out the challenges faced by single parents working in educational institutions that may affect the productivity at their work place. It is also important to find out the strategies that may help them to achieve work life balance. The target population for this research was the single parents working in educational Institutions including schools of Rohilkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, India. Data were taken from primary and secondary sources. This study would help prospective researchers to know various challenges faced by single parents working in educational institutions, likely to affect their productivity. The results of this study may vary from one sector to other sectors like the industrial sector or service sectors. Further research can be done by the researchers in other sectors and they can also find out the solutions to meet the challenges faced by single parents in different regions of the country.

Pages: 2737-2749

Keywords: Productivity, Single Parents, Work-Life Balance (WLB), Work-Life Conflict (WLC), Work-Life Enrichment (WLE), Work-Life Interface (WLI)

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