AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF WORK-LIFE BALANCE, STRESS AND JOB ENGAGEMENT: EVIDENCE FROM BANKING SECTOR OF PAKISTAN
Keywords:Work-life balance,, Job Stress, Job Engagement, Pakistan, Banking sector
This study investigated the influence of work-life balance on employees’ job engagement in banking sector of Pakistan. Specifically, we investigated the mediating role of job stress in the relation between work-life balance and employees’ job engagement. The current study used a sample of 179 respondents from major commercial banks offering services in Punjab, Pakistan. The results revealed that work-life balance has a significant positive effect on employees’ job engagement and job stress partially mediated this relationship. The study has important implications for banking sector of Pakistan about how job engagement of employees can be increased through introducing interventions that increase work-life balance.