A Qualitative Exploration of Work-Life Balance: Experiences of Millennial Married Women Workers

Document Type: Original Research


Faculty of Business, President University, Cikarang, Indonesia


This qualitative study examined Work-Life Balance (WLB) experiences of millennial married women workers in Bekasi area using a phenomenological study. Purposive Sampling techniques and semi-structured in-depth interview were used to gain depth into workers’ understandings of work-life balance experiences. This study analyzed responses from 10 millennial married women workers in Bekasi area. Findings of this study identified 9 themes from the respondents’ responses. Findings revealed that Focus, Time management and Communication and Company/Supervisor and Family Support themes have become dominant strategies for the respondents to manage their WLB and WLB conflict experience. These themes gleaned from this study are expected to be important and become a significant contribution to further research and practical knowledge for decision maker.


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