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The impact of dual career couples on organizational life

Homai Madon McDowell

The impact of dual career couples on organizational life

by Homai Madon McDowell

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Homai Madon McDowell.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/1015 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxii, 354 leaves.
Number of Pages354
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Open LibraryOL3276654M
LC Control Number83199986

Analysis in an Organizational Scope: Revealing new Aspects Duxbury et al. () emphasize a distinction between dual career couples and dual earner couples (couples with double salary). In the second one, according to the literature, the couples don’t express a concern with the development of their careers, but with the financial reward thatAuthor: Heliani Berlato, Karen Florentino Correa. Case Analysis: Dealing with Dual-Career Couples The one of the main characteristics of potential workforce in twenty first century is the dramatically increased number of so called dual career couples, which becomes an influential factor in designing an employment policy by any progressive organization. Dual career couples is a term, applied to the families, where both husband and wife.

  Since the s, the role of women has undergone a social and demographic shift. Between and , the percentage of two-income married couples increased by 31 per cent in the US. In , per cent of all American married couples were dual-career couples. Dual careerism is not just a cultural trend or a fad of certain generations. Executive Summary. Dual income couples are now the norm: over two thirds of couples in Canada and the UK, and 60% of couples in the U.S. They are beginning to realize they may each be the other.

This book discusses the major challenges facing dual-career couples―a substantial proportion of modern society―and suggests ways for both individuals to achieve career success by re-evaluating traditional styles of working and focusing on productivity, flexibility, and negotiating win-win solutions.5/5(2).   This article identifies the work–life issues of dual-earner couples and organizational practices in both the United States and India in an effort to help organizations effectively manage work–life policies affecting the gender role dynamics of today’s multicultural by:


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This literature is extremely diverse, ranging from purely ‘academic’ articles in the professional journals of economics, business, sociology, psychology, etc., to ‘self-help’ and ‘trade’ books such as The Two Career Couple by Hall and Hall; to ‘light’ articles in popular magazines such as Redbook, People, Good Housekeeping, by: Dual-Career Couples: The Organizational Response Article (PDF Available) in The Personnel administrator 27(9), January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

THE IMPACT OF DUAL-CAREER FAMILIES The expected values received from the organization's commitment of resources to the social support of the dual-career family are more tangible and can impact explicit returns to the MNC, such as, increased productivity, reduced turnover, and willingness to accept global by: Dual-career couples have to fulfill multiple roles and are confronted with demands.

and stressors from the work and private life domains (Domsch and Ladwig, ). They are highly committed to. The dual-career couple is a contemporary phenomenon in Western industrialized nations. This Australian qualitative investigation explored the organizational issues associated with dual-career couples from the perspective of both dual-carrer couple members and their employing organizations.

Overall, it was found that organizational responsiveness to dual-career issues was limited, and consequently dual-carrer couples Cited by: Most are in dual- career relationships and finding it increasingly difficult to balance work, family, and personal time. Despite the increased prevalence of dual-career couples, however, literature to guide counsellors who work with this population is surprisingly scarce (Had- dock, ).

is a necessity for dual career couple to have a good quality of life. This paper is an attempt to explore the tough challenges faced by dual career couple in maintaining a balance between their personal and professional life. The various factors affecting the work-life balance of dual career couple have been examined in this Size: KB.

In addition work-life issues has become a challenging area for today’s HR practitioners since it has a direct effect on the work attitudes, absenteeism, turnover, mental and physical fatigue and other work behaviour.

Dual career couples are the couples working in same or different organisation. Making the Workplace Work for Dual-Career Couples. At most organizations, it’s easily a majority of the workforce affected, which can have a huge impact on overall performance.

Helping employees in dual-career households requires an investment and an ongoing dialogue, but there is a significant payoff in terms of engagement, productivity. INTRODUCTION. The burgeoning number of dual-earner couples in the workforce (Bureau of Labor Statistics, ) today has changed organizational and family life (Archer & Llyod, ; Bond, Thompson, Galinsky & Prottas, ) resulting in increasing research attention on the dynamics of dual-earner relationships (Byron, ; Litzky, Becker & Parasuraman, ; Purohit, ) especially in.

Abstract. The relocation of dual-career couples, couples in which both partners are employed and psychologically committed to their work, create a great deal of stress and is argued that the issues associated with this phenomena are expected to be one of the most challenging ones for international human resource managers by: 2.

This paper explores the organizational policies and supports provided for dual-career couples in Malaysia, the impact on their work and family balance and a comparison between the couples experiences with previous research particularly from the West.

Jennifer Petriglieri is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD, where she directs the Management Acceleration Program and the Women Leaders Program. She was included among the world's "40 Best Business School Professors Under 40" by Poets & work on dual-career couples has been featured on the Harvard Business Review podcast Women at Work, as well as in /5(33).

The dual career family, which at one time was considered a rarity, is a lifestyle being accepted by more and more couples today.

The postwar period has seen a boom in the employment of married women, a situation which will be enhanced by the forseeable drop in the birth rate, the hastening of completing child‐rearing and the shrinking of the work by: 1. Impact of Work-Life Balance on Employee Engagement of Dual Career Couples in the Banking Sector Rankapuge, J.

and Jayasinghe, J. The main focus of this study was to identify the impact of work-life balance on employee engagement of dual career couples in. The study investigated dual career couple and employees’ commitment among staff of public universities in Ondo State.

The specific objective is to ascertain the effect of family life of dual career couple on their affective commitment to the goals and objectives of their organization. The Impact of Dual-Career Marriage on Role Conflict and Marital Satisfaction demands can spill over and negatively impact work life, and work demands can spill over and negatively affect family life (Galvin, Byland, & Brommel, ).

while dual-career couples in lower quality marriages typically had younger children (Thomas et al.,   One couple, two careers, a singular focus on making it work. organizational behaviour, and career management. She notes that the most successful dual-career couples Author: Harvey Schachter.

This paper investigates the challenges of work and coping strategies of professional and managerial dual-career couples in Malaysia using gender role ideology and role salience theoretical framework.

Semi-structured qualitative interviews were used to collect data from 23 dual-career Size: KB. The struggle to balance two demanding careers is a dilemma that many employees face daily.

Our recent study of more t workers with spouses or live-in partners in a variety of professional sectors found that 89 percent of women and 70 percent of men are part of a dual-career couple (DCC)—a couple in which both partners have jobs.Book Studies Dual-Career Couples, Employer Policies Mar AM EST, by Cornell University Two-career couples in the United States continue to struggle in .Presents findings from a study investigating the career transitions of a sample of dual‐career managerial couples within Australian organizations.

Results confirm that job changes are complex processes, which are determined by biographical factors such as sex, age, parental status, stakeholder influence and career salience. However, they are very much influenced by work factors such as the Author: Catherine R.

Smith.