Work Life Balance among Women Police in Salem City, Tamil Nadu
D. Bhuvaneswari1, P. Thirumoorthi2

1D. Bhuvaneswari, Department of Management Studies, Periyar University, Salem (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. P. Thirumoorthi, Department of Management Studies, Periyar University, Salem (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 02 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 20 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 31 December 2019 | PP: 793-797 | Volume-8 Issue-4S2 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: D11851284S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D1185.1284S219
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Abstract: A main societal norm is work. At times it may be challenging and it tries to prioritize over your welfare. The impact that work life balance has on many social harms has been increasing nowadays, some are reflected in certain forms like tardiness, lessening fertility rates, aged populations and declining supply of quality labour. Certainly, a work culture that demands round the clock, i.e. 24/7 availability becomes a very big victimization to the above said social issues. It is known that Police personnel’s service and its effects on the family is a complex phenomenon. The function of women police is vague and workplace pressure is viewed as an unsuccessful factor, but a predictable part of police work. Police stress is influenced by a various workplace troubles like ethnic and gender partiality and lack of authority, work-load activities. Issues like family size, children’s age, and uncertain working hours has caused dissatisfaction and are more expected to wield negative impacts in their family and in work, that has led to low level of satisfaction, and greater family-work conflict. This research study is an attempt to spot out the effects of work-life balance and to explore the main factors which cause work-family challenges among different categories of women personnel in police department. By using convenient sampling technique, a sample of 50 respondents was collected. Structured questionnaire were used to collect primary data from the Police women. The secondary data was collected from various existing sources like website and reports. For statistical analysis, researcher used SPSS and Statistical tools like (i.e.) percentage analysis, ANOVA, Chi-square. The inferences of this study reveal that the age of respondents and their family factors have significant effects in ensuring work-life balance. Hence, the results suggest that supportive working conditions, employee wellness programme, and timely promotion and transfer policies can ensure work – life balance among the respondents.
Keywords: Work-Life Balance, Occupational Stress, Family Work Conflict, Women Police.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences