In this chapter, the focus is on a range of different work-life balance issues that arise in the workplace and in the lives of employees, and on what might be done about them. The issues will be familiar, and the ideas suggested for addressing them are practical. In many instances, brief case study examples are provided to illustrate how a particular government organisation or manager has addressed the issue. The names used in the case studies are fictitious.
The issues are grouped by type:
Workplace issues - work-life balance issues generated by aspects of the workplace
Life issues - work-life balance issues generated by different life needs.
Each of the issues is considered under the following headings: