Busyness around the Business : a cross-national comparative research of the work-life balance of self-employed workers
Bedrijvigheid rondom het bedrijf : een internationaal vergelijkend onderzoek naar de work-life balance van zelfstandig ondernemers
Workers increasingly struggle to combine work and other responsibilities. Self-employment might be a strategy to achieve greater autonomy and work-life balance in comparison to wage employment. However, autonomy does not always offset the responsibilities and uncertainties that come with self-employment.
This PhD dissertation shows that different types of self-employed have different work-life balance experiences. It explains how these experiences are influenced by work and business characteristics and how they are shaped by the policy, economic and cultural context.
|Keywords||Work-life balance, self-employment, entrepreneurship, cross-national|
|Promotor||A.J. Steijn (Bram) , L. den Dulk (Laura)|
|Publisher||Erasmus University Rotterdam|
|Sponsor||The research presented in this book has been funded by The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (grant number 14010002.006).|
Annink, S.M. (2017, March 17). Busyness around the Business : a cross-national comparative research of the work-life balance of self-employed workers. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/95534