Editorial: Role of knowledge and learning systems in fostering work-life balance

Raman, Murali and Gopinathan, Sharmini (2016) Editorial: Role of knowledge and learning systems in fostering work-life balance. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL), 8 (2). pp. 213-215. ISSN 2073-7904

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Abstract

The ability of employees to effectively recognize, practice, and apply knowledge management (KM) and learning system principles accessible to them is a vital issue in improving work-life balance and providing strategies to enhance it. This issue has become obvious in efforts to apply information technology in the development of work-life balance policies through various learning systems. The victory and letdown of KM and work-life balance initiatives certainly depend on the deliberation of how these elements can be effectively designed and deployed to the general public in various industries. Work-life balance has become an imperative area of research that analyzes how these elements can be understood and applied to improve the aspects involved in one’s work and life. Such concept has also significantly emerged in recent years. In this special issue, several papers that focus on the budding concept of KM and work-life balance are presented. These articles particularly look into the theoretical and methodological approaches for studying work-life balance. A special focus of the issue is how these notions are practiced and can be personalized to improve work-life balance through KM and learning systems.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Editorial page
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge and learning systems, Work-life balance, Lifelong learning, e-Learning, Impact of technology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Management (FOM)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2017 03:40
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2017 03:40
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/6453

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