Costs and Benefits to Business of Adopting Work Life Balance Working Practices: A Literature Review

Smeaton, D., Ray, K. and Knight, G. 2014. Costs and Benefits to Business of Adopting Work Life Balance Working Practices: A Literature Review. London Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

TitleCosts and Benefits to Business of Adopting Work Life Balance Working Practices: A Literature Review
AuthorsSmeaton, D., Ray, K. and Knight, G.
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Year2014
PublisherDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills
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'High-performance' management practices, working hours and work-life balance
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New deal for young people: national survey of participants: stage 2
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