Assessing the Role of Time Management Behaviors in Managing Work-Life Conflict

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Saba Shaikh
Dr Imamuddin Khoso
Dr Nizamuddin Channa


Difficulties in the reconciliation of professional and personal lives are common. In parallel with the advancement of general work practices, the phenomenon of work-life conflict has been widely taken into account around the world. The conflict of work and life entails different individual, organizational and social issues. Finding the right solution to avoid and cope with conflict in two different aspects of working life and personal affairs, time management is one of the methods to balance these two distinct domains. The purpose of this research study is to ascertain the role of Time management behaviors in balancing the work and life demands among female employees in the Hyderabad banking sector. To reach the set objective, standardized questionnaires were distributed to 127 participants to assess independent and dependent variables. After data collection, the developed model was analyzed using Smart PLS 3.2.8. The findings of the study revealed a significant inverse relationship between time management behaviors and the size of the conflict in working life, i.e. the interference of work in personal life and that of personal life in the workplace. This means that by using time management techniques, conflict in working and personal life can be reduced. Therefore, it is suggested that organizations must recognize the significance of time management and develop policies and procedures to lessen work-life conflict.

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