the companies that the researcher has worked, something apparent was the fact that
some employees were happy at work and also glad to be employed in their positions.
On the contrary the researcher observed that some others weren’t content in their
places of work. It was also observed that those who were happy performed well and
the others who weren’t content lacked in their performance. This initiated the thinking
of whether there is any relationship of work-life balance and work place performance.
If employees underperform it would affect productivity and eventually the bottom-line
of the organization in which they work. This led to the desire to conduct this research
relationship of work-life balance and work place performance. Further, as the scope
and extent of this research was so vast, it was conceptualized to limit the study
to an accessible sample within the national boundaries of Sri Lanka hence the research
title: “Relationship of Work-life Balance and Work Place Performance of Employees
in Sri Lanka”.
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industries, such as agriculture, construction, health care, manufacturing and industrial
institutions was considered as much as those in the public sector such as ministries,
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