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Research on family-friendly employment policies and practices in Hong Kong : implications for work-family interfaceHandbook of research on work-life balance in Asia
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PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
- Asian studies,
- Asian business,
- Business and management,
- Asia business,
- Human resource management,
- Organisational behaviour
AbstractHong Kong is regarded as an international city with a high level of female labor force participation, approximately 55 percent in recent years. Yet Hong Kong is not actively addressing work–family interface issues. This chapter begins with a brief description of the Chinese cultural context of Hong Kong, and conceptualization of work–family interface and family-friendly employment policies and practices (FEPPs). An overview of FEPPs and their benefits will then be provided. In addition, a review on research on FEPPs in Hong Kong will follow. Implications of research findings for the work–family interface at societal, organizational, family, and individual levels will also be provided in this chapter.
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Additional InformationISBN of the source publication: 9781783475087
Citation InformationSiu, O.-L. (2015). Research on family-friendly employment policies and practices in Hong Kong: Implications for work-family interface. In L. Lu & C. L. Cooper (Eds.), Handbook of research on work-life balance in Asia (pp. 181-206). UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. doi: 10.4337/9781783475094.00016