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Foundations and Current Issues in IR/HR (IRE 2001)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 2001, with research papers and assignments.

Books - Work-Life Balance



CIRHR Selected Books - Work-Life Balance

Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine Articles & Reports

  See the Tumblrwork&labour news&research for the latest on Work Life Balance

The Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2014: "How technology can help work/life balance," by Jennifer J. Deal

United States Bureau of Labour Statistics, Beyond the Numbers, September 2014: "How has labor force participation among young moms and dads changed? A comparison of two cohorts," by Judith Dey

The Globe and Mail, October 7, 2014: "The growing challenges facing Canada's working moms" [video, 1:42 min.]

2001 National Work-Life Conflict Study:

B.C. Council for Families, Balancing Work-Life Balance section

Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being, University of Guelph, Canada

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) – Advancing Healthy Workplace

Families and Work Institute (U.S.)

MIT Workplace Center

Sloan Work and Family Research Network (U.S.) Provides a "literature database" for researchers in work and family issues.

Work/Life Group of the United States Office of Personnel Management Provides government leadership for workplace family-friendly programs.

Workplace well-being: Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat