This study argues that work-life balance affects social sustainability. This is based on the assumption that workers accept employment based on working conditions which can positively and negatively affect their personal lives. A group of 20 line managers in a Swiss hotel replied to questionnaires, using Likert scales and open-ended questions. Variables identified in the findings which positively affect work-life balance include schedule flexibility and trusting relationships at work. Negative variables include fatigue, invasive working hours and the sacrifice of personal life. Implications for social sustainability include decreased employee well-being, social participation and the ability to create healthy communities.
|Keywords:||Social Sustainability, Switzerland, Work-life Balance|
Lecturer in HRM, Management, Les Roches Gruyère University of Applied Sciences, Crans-Montana, Valais, Switzerland
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