Factors Affecting Work-Life Balance of Women Working in NGOs of Pakistan

Dr. Sanober Salman Shaikh, Dr. Syed Abdul Sattar Shah, Dr. Naveeda K Katpar, Dr. Syed Karim Bux Shah


The objective of the current study was to examine the factors that affect the work and personal life balance of women working in various NGOs working in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The sample consisting of 125 female staff was chosen and the survey instrument was used for the collection of data. The designed conceptual model of this study was tested with path modeling software of smart PLS. In this study, three key hypotheses relating to organizational support, employee engagement and personality were developed and tested. Various collinearity tests were applied to assess the normality of data. Then, the reliability, validity, measurement and structural model was examined. Using Smart PLS software, the results show that 73% of the total variance was explained by organizational support, employee engagement and personality. Furthermore, it was also found that the highest contribution to the variance came from organizational support.

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