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Work-Life Balance Vs. Work-Life Integration—Which Holds More Benefits?

Work-Life Balance Vs. Work-Life Integration—Which Holds More Benefits?

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Work And Life: The Premise

Work is a part of life. But most people don’t want work to be their entire life; they want time and energy to devote to their job and to their personal life—like their family, hobbies, and personal responsibilities. And generally, there are two ways to achieve that scenario—work-life balance or w...

Difference Between Work-Life Balance And Work-Life Integration

  • Work-life balance(WLB) is about creating clear, firm boundaries between your work and your life.
  • Work-life balance is focused on keeping life and work separately.
  • The concept of work-life balance has more structure and is more familiar to most.

The Pros And Cons Of WLB and WLI

  • Neither one of these perspectives holds more benefit across the board because people are different.
  • The model that will hold the most benefits will vary from person to person.

Generally, people fall into one of two categories: segmentors or integrators.

Benefits Of Work Life Balance

It allows you to devote your full attention to your work or your life at any given time.

When you're at work, you're really at work; you're not thinking about the things that you need to get done around the house or trying to squeeze in a trip to the grocery store in between meetings-which ...

Benefits Of Work-Life Integration

  • Flexibility.
  • Work-life integration allows employees to coordinate their schedules and responsibilities in a more productive way.
  • Integrating work and life is not a choice.
  • People who embrace the integration model may be better equipped to succeed in today’s increasing...

Now You Decide

  • The purpose of choosing one or the other is to find a sense of harmony between your work and your life.
  • Whatever option you choose, remember that the purpose is to help you lower stress, become more efficient, and increase your personal well-being.

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