The expectations of an organization and the ability of a worker to balance professional obligations with family responsibilities is a topic of great importance to society, its organizations, and individuals. For millions of working adults, questions about how to balance the needs of their employer with the needs of their personal lives provides a daily challenge. For work organizations, the ability to develop and maintain a stable workforce capable of achieving the organization's goals is not a simple task. When employees face personal demands that conflict with work requirements, organizations can suffer. Organizations need their employees to focus on their jobs and not be distracted by competing demands on their time created by children or aging parents. The balance of work and family at the ...

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