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Global Work-Life Topics

Asia

 

Work-Life in China provides demographic trends and the context of employment in China, information on the cultural values that shape the Chinese approach to work-life, a review of salient work-life issues in China, and challenges and best practices for work-life initiatives in China.         References    PowerPoint Presentation

 

Work and Life in China provides a more detailed (52 pages) view of work-life in China.

 

Work-Life in India provides information on the Indian cultural context, demographic and economic trends that impact work-life efforts, trends in work and family research in India and work-life best practices and recommended initiatives in India.  References   PowerPoint Presentation

 

Work-Life In Japan provides the economic, social and demographic context for work-life issues in Japan; describes the Japanese corporate culture and what is shaping the work-life agenda and national policies; and provides work-life best practices and recommendations for future progress.    References

 

Work and Family Issues in Japan and the Republic of Korea explores the growing awareness of organizations regarding employees’ needs. It reviews global diversity strategies regarding work and family issues as they relate to economic stability in Japan and the Republic of Korea.

 

 

Europe

 

Work-Life in Germany provides the economic, social and demographic context for work-life issues in Germany; describes the German government work-life regulations and supports; and provides work-life best practices and recommendations for future progress.   Podcast Recording

 

International Work/Life Country Briefing for Norway provides information on social/demographic trends, public policy supporting families, hot topics in work and family, and a list of local resources.

 

Work-Life in Sweden provides demographic and economic trends that impact work-life efforts in Sweden, describes the political and social context and what is shaping the work-life agenda, and describes work-life best practices and recommended initiatives in Sweden.     References  PowerPoint Presentation

 

Work-Life in Russia gives a description of the political and economic environments in Russia, describes social and family dynamics influencing the work culture, explains trends that are shaping the work-life agenda, and describes employee sponsored best practice programs and policies.    References

International Work/Life Country Briefing for the UK  provides information on social/demographic trends, public policy supporting families, hot topics in work and family, employer role, and a list of local resources.

 

 

Latin America

Work-Life in Mexico explores the economic, political, and social context in Mexico; demographic trends and cultural values that impact work-life efforts; what is informing the Mexican work-life agenda; and work-life best practices and recommended initiatives in Mexico.

 

Work-Life in Brazil provides the economic, political, and social context in Brazil; demographic trends and cultural values that impact work-life efforts; what is shaping the Brazilian work-life agenda; and work-life best practices and recommended initiatives in Brazil.     References    PowerPoint Presentation

 

The Quality of Life in Brazil and Mexico discusses the complex dimensions of work/life experiences in Latin America. The information presented details the work/life issues in Brazil and Mexico and offers the reader an opportunity to reflect on contrasting and shared work/life beliefs and priorities.