For example, competitive employment pressures have increased even as various social reforms have been manifested.
As a result of such pressures, job burnout has become a growing problem, particularly in high-pressure fields such as the banking and technology industries [6, 7].
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. In this study, we examined whether the associations between working hours, job satisfaction, and work-life balance are mediated by occupational stress. The analysis revealed significant correlations between long working hours and both occupational stress and work-life balance, as well as between occupational stress and both work-life balance and job satisfaction.
In addition, we tested whether perceived time control helps moderate the effects of working hours and occupational stress. Questionnaires were administered to 369 respondents working in the high-tech and banking industries. In addition, the relationship between working hours and occupational stress exhibited a significantly positive interaction with perceived time control. The results indicate the importance of giving workers greater control over working hours.
Other variables can be examined in future research such as life circumstances (i.e.
life cycle stage change, objective health status) or other constructs within the self-concordance model (i.e. The results suggest the importance of organization support in employees’ mastery of significant crafting behaviors through offering socialization, productivity, and time management employee programs. (2018), "Work-life balance crafting behaviors: an empirical study", Personnel Review, Vol. This subject interests almost everyone with a professional career.This widespread interest is partly due to its reflection on all aspects of life.This study has the potential to enable the working people to consider their stand point in terms of work –life balance and the executives to gain new perspective in order to cope with such a problem.Access to society journal content varies across our titles.Moreover, of those workers, approximately half indicated that their excessive work hours negatively impacted their health (“The OECD Teaching,” n.d.).Past investigations have found that both work-life balance and job satisfaction are impacted by overtime work [2, 3].If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box.Contact us if you experience any difficulty logging in.Bank jobs involve both substantial financial stakes and considerable interpersonal pressure, conditions that can result in long-term energy depletion among bank sector employees.Tech industry workers, meanwhile, face almost constant pressure to innovate their products and rapidly adapt to the constantly evolving technological landscape.