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DOP Work-Life Balance Working Group Newsletter Vol 3 Winter 2012

DOP Work-Life Balance Working Group Newsletter Vol 3 Winter 2012

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Quick Overview

The Division of Occupational Psychology Work-Life Balance Working Group Newsletter is a new publication reporting on projects that the Working Group undertake.




  • Message from the Co-Chairs
    Almuth McDowall & Gail Kinman
  • Message from the Newsletter Editors
    Roxane L. Gervais & Barbara Lond

Featured article

  • Panel Symposium: An international perspective on work and 'families': Addressing needs and solutions in diverse societies
    Gail Kinman & Almuth McDowall

Work-Life Balance: A global perspective

  • An overview of work-life balance issues in Bulgaria
    Siyka Kovacheva & Stanimir Kabaivanov
  • Work-Life Balance: A Romanian perspective
    Raluca lordache

Sharing Knowledge and Networking

  • A recent report for the ILO provides a review of the international evidence on work-life balance
    Clare Lyonette (WLB Working Group Member)
  • Researching diverse aspects of work-life balance
    Gail Kinman (WLB Working Group Member)
  • Enduring Love: Couple relationships in the 21st century
    Jacqui Gabb & Janet Fink

Qualitative Diaries

  • Uncovering the complexities of work-life decision-making
    Laura Radcliffe (WLB Working Group Member)
  • The impact of fluctuating workloads on well-being
    Stephen Wood (WLB Working Group Member)

Promoting Work-Life Balance

  • Work-Life Balance Working Group's Fact Sheets

Interesting Snippets

  • Why women still can't have it all
    Anne-Marie Slaughter
  • Alignment, not balance, is a woman's saving grace
    Christine Louise Hohlbaum
  • The imperfect balance between work and life
    Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • The possible absence of a healthy-worker effect: A cross-sectional survey among educated Japanese women
    M. Nishikitani, M. Nakao, S. Tsurugano & E. Yano

Conference Review

  • Reflections from the inaugural Work and Families Researchers Network Conference: So that's what we mean when we talk about work-family conflict!
    Almuth McDowall & Gail Kinman
Conference Announcements

Postgraduate Corner

  • The Work-Life Balance Working Group Postgraduate Network
    Jurate Cingiene
  • The Postgraduate Workshop: Researching The Work/Non-Work Interface
    Jurate Cingiene

Book Review
Barbara Long

Work-Life Balance Working Group - Members' Corner

  • Introducing New Members
    Marjolein Hoogebloom
  • Meet the Member
    Roxane L. Gervais


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