Balanced Worker, Definition(s) of

  • A (36)
  • B (19)
  • C (58)
  • D (26)
  • E (34)
  • F (43)
  • G (20)
  • H (19)
  • I (27)
  • J (11)
  • K (1)
  • L (16)
  • M (27)
  • N (18)
  • O (18)
  • P (33)
  • Q (5)
  • R (30)
  • S (59)
  • T (16)
  • U (4)
  • V (7)
  • W (39)

"The traditional notion that an employer is entitled to an "ideal worker," who works full time and overtime while supported by a flow of family work from a spouse, is being challenged by the model of the "balanced worker," who has other personal commitments and family obligations." (Williams & Tami)

Glossary Source: 

Williams, J.C & Tami, M.T. (2003). Discrimination against employees who are also family caregivers, a Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia entry. Retrieved March 6, 2007, from the Sloan Work and Family Research Network web site: http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/encyclopedia_entry.php?id=228&area=academics.