Work-Life Balance of Women Entrepreneurs (Wlbwe): a Model
N., Omar1, Z. Jano2, A. Ahamat3, Samer Ali Al-shami, A.4, Mat Aris5
1N., Omar*, Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneur, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka, Malaysia.
2Z. Jano, Language Centre and Human Development, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka, Malaysia
3A. Ahamat, Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneur, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka, Malaysia
4Samer Ali Al-shami, Institute of Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka, Malaysia
5A., Mat Aris , Centre Research Innovation Management, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on October 12, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 22 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 2005-2011 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: L33231081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3323.119119
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Abstract: Today’s women are contributing to family and nation’s economy. This study proposed a new conceptual framework that incorporates the importance of the worklife balance and implication on health for women entrepreneurs in Small Medium Enterprises (SMESs). Survey questionnaire was used to gather information on variables that are pertinent to the development of the model. The survey questionnaires were analyzed using multiple regression. The samples for this study consisted of 278 women entrepreneurs. The findings revealed that work-life balance women entrepreneurs model (WLBWE model) is suitable for women entrepreneurs to enhance their life well – being and gain profit in their business. Finally, the alert of health affected only significant in the contribution between work demands and family demands to enhance profit in organization and maintain with happy life with family and doesn’t give a direct impact to personal and annual turnover performance. The study is beneficial for policy makers and Human Capital Development units in organizations to embed essential concepts in their organizations’ strategic planning.
Keywords: Work-life Balance Model, Well-being, Women challenges, Women Entrepreneurs
Scope of the Article: e-Commerce