A framework for work-life balance practices in the tourism industry

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Deery, Margaret and Jago, Leo Kenneth (2008) A framework for work-life balance practices in the tourism industry. In: 8th BEST EN think tank on "Sustaining quality of life through tourism" in Izmir, Turkey : June 24 - 27 2008, at Izmir University of Economics. Liburd, Janne J and Hegesell, Anja, eds. University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia, pp. 44-57.


This paper addresses the key issues surrounding the debate over work-life balance. It provides an overview of current thinking in the general work environment, with specific focus on the issue within the tourism industry. This paper presents the literature on work-life balance issues and presents a framework to examine ways to overcome the current lack of work-life balance, especially within Australia.

Item type Book Section
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2206
Official URL http://www.besteducationnetwork.org/ttviii/ppt/Dee...
ISBN 9780980386028 0980386020
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Tourism and Services Research (CTSR)
Historical > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > SEO Classification > 9003 Tourism
Keywords ResPubID: 15859, work-life balance, tourism industry, framework
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