Work-Life Balance Satisfaction: An Analysis of Gender Differences and Contributing Factors

  • Amy Wilson SUNY Buffalo State
  • Maria Vilardo
  • Renee Fellinger
  • Trish Dillenbeck
Keywords: student affairs, work-life balance, gender

Abstract

Thisdescriptive study examined the differences in men and women’s perceived satisfactionwith work-life balance and current job, as well as the factors that contributeto satisfaction in both areas.  Whilewomen generally indicated lower levels of satisfaction overall with bothwork-life balance and their current job, the difference between women and men wasnot statistically significant.  Multiplepersonal and professional factors positively correlated with work-life balancesatisfaction, and women and men identified similar factors that contribute totheir current satisfaction.

Author Biographies

Amy Wilson, SUNY Buffalo State
Maria Vilardo
Renee Fellinger
Trish Dillenbeck
Published
2014-11-25
Section
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