Research shows that 'flexible work boundaries' often turn into 'work without boundaries'

Personal relationships and home life suffer for those tied to their work emails round-the-clock, according to a new study. The study is the first to test the relationship between organizational expectations to monitor work-related electronic communication during non-work hours and the health and relationship satisfaction of employees and their significant others. The study is co-authored by researchers at Lehigh University, Virginia Tech and Colorado State University.

Research shows that 'flexible work boundaries' often turn into 'work without boundaries'

Employer expectations of work email monitoring during nonwork hours are detrimental to the health and well-being of not only employees but their family members as well.

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Phys.org

For many, 'flexible work boundaries' become 'work without boundaries'

Personal relationships and home life suffer for those tied to their work emails round-the-clock, according to a new study. The study is the first to test the relationship between organizational ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Eurekalert

Mere expectation of checking work email after hours harms health of workers and families

The study demonstrates that employees do not need to spend actual time on work in their off-hours to experience harmful effects. The mere expectations of availability increase strain for employees ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from ScienceDaily

Mere expectation of checking work email after hours harms health of workers and families, Fri 10 Aug 18 from Science Blog

Mere expectation of checking work email after hours harms health of workers and families, Fri 10 Aug 18 from Eurekalert

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