Work, life and workplace culture: the Australian Work and Life Index 2008


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Author: Pocock, Barbara; Skinner, Natalie


This report summarises findings from the second Australian Work and Life Index (AWALI) survey of work-life interaction in Australia. It builds on the findings of the 2007 survey (indexed at TD/TNC 96.21). Over 2800 workers representative of the Australian workforce were surveyed. A subset of 1400 respondents provided opinions on issues related to workplace culture, unsocial work hours and public/private employment. AWALI measures perceptions of work-life interaction focussing on: ‘general interference’ (i.e., the frequency with which work interferes with responsibilities or activities...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Skills and knowledge; Management; Gender; Employment; Industry; Culture and society

Keywords: Survey; Human capital; Work life balance; Family; Human resources; Workplace; Cultural factor; Work organisation; Organisation behaviour; Employees; Social capital

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: Centre for Work + Life, 2008

Physical description: 66 p.

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ISBN: 9780980379907

Statement of responsibility: Barbara Pocock and Natalie Skinner

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 93.350

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