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Promoting family-friendly policies: is the basis of the government's ethical standpoint viable

Cunningham, I.R. and James, P. and Roper, I. (2003) Promoting family-friendly policies: is the basis of the government's ethical standpoint viable. Personnel Review, 32 (2). pp. 211-230. ISSN 0048-3486

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Abstract

This article examines how human resource (HR) practitioners are responding to the current UK Government's "business case" approach to promoting family-friendly policies. The ethical basis of the Government's approach to work-life balance is examined and the results of a survey of HR practitioners' views on this issue are presented. Findings indicate that, when examining the interdependent factors that determine the ethical basis of support and opposition to such policies, respondents are more likely to reject the Government's rationale on equal and opposite terms to which they are being promoted.

Item type: Article
ID code: 4128
Keywords: work, family life, ethics, employment, personnel management, Management. Industrial Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Applied Psychology
Subjects: Social Sciences > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Human Resource Management
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    Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2007
    Last modified: 04 Sep 2014 15:20
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/4128

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