This powerful resource investigates how a positive work–life balance can help create engaged, productive employees, how imbalances in work–life balance create serious issues for workers, and identifies different ways to greatly improve one's work–life balance.
Gives readers an in-depth look at the history of work, from prehistory to the present
Offers practical, scientifically tested solutions to organizational problems such as burnout, absenteeism, and presenteeism
Compares the work–life balance status of the United States with other countries around the world, including those in Europe and Asia
Includes primary documents that emphasize the need for organizational flexibility to allow for creative, de-stressed workers and a satisfied managerial hierarchy