Work-Life Balance Annotated Bibliography (opens as PDF)

Beigi, M.; Wang, J. & Arthur, M. (2017). Work-family interface in the context of career success: A qualitative inquiry. Human Relations, 70(9), 1091-1114. doi: 10.1177/0018726717691339.

Churchill, M. (2011). Beyond the 'company man' model: rethinking academic administration for work--life balance. On Campus with Women, 40(1).

Kalliath, T., & Brough, P. (2008). Work–life balance: A review of the meaning of the balance construct. Journal of Management & Organization, 14(03), 323-327. doi:10.1017/s1833367200003308.

Khallash, S., & Kruse, M. (2012). The future of work and work-life balance 2025. Futures, 44(7), 678-686. doi:10.1016/j.futures.2012.04.007

Perrakis, A., & Martinez, C. (2012). In Pursuit of Sustainable Leadership: How Female Academic Department Chairs With Children Negotiate Personal and Professional Roles. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 14(2), 205-220. doi:10.1177/1523422312436417

Sapey, E. (2015). Work–life balance in academic medicine. The Lancet, 385. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(15)60322-1


Flexibility Annotated Bibliography (opens as PDF)

Bathani, D. & Kandathil, G. (2015). Work from Home: A Boon or a Bane? The missing piece of employee cost. The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 50, 568-574.

Christensen, Kathleen & Schneider, Barbara. (2011). Making a Case for Workplace Flexibility. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 638, 6-20. doi: 10.1177/0002716211417245. To access the articles referenced in this introductory article, visit:

Fisher, Lisa M. (2010). Flexible Work Arrangements in Context: How Identity, Place and Process Shape Approaches to Flexibility (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. (3419959).

Halpern, Diane F. (2005). How Time-Flexible Work Policies Can Reduce Stress, Improve Health, and Save Money. Stress and Health, 21(3), 157-168. doi: 10.1002/smi.1049

Hill, E.J., Grzywacz, J.G., Allen, S., Blanchard, V.L., Matz-Costa, C., Shulkin, S. & PittCatsouphes, M. (2008). Defining and Conceptualizing Workplace Flexibility. Community, Work & Family, 11(2), 149-163. doi: 10.1080/13668800802024678

Luxton, Emma. (2016). This Organisation increased employee productivity, happiness and trust by making just one change. Retrieved from

Moen, P., Kelly, E., & Hill, R. (2011). Does Enhancing Work-Time Control and Flexibility Reduce Turnover? A Naturally Occurring Experiment. Social Problems, 50(1), 69-98. doi: 10.1525/sp.2011.58.1.69

O’Meara, K. & Campbell, C. (2011). Faculty Sense of Agency in Decisions about Work and Family. The Review of Higher Education, 34(3), 447-476.

Society for Human Resource Management. (2009). Workplace Flexibility in the 21st Century: Meeting the Needs of the Changing Workforce. Alexandria, VA.

Stroup, C. & Yoon, J. (2016). What impact do flexible work arrangements (FWA) have on employee performance and overall business results? Retrieved May 5, 2017 from Cornell University, ILR School site:

Sweeney, Kevin. (2003). Flex Time Accommodates Employer Budgets. Employee Benefit News, 17(3), 50-52.

Williams, J. & Huang, P. (2011). Improving Work-Life Fit in Hourly Jobs: An Underutilized Cost-Cutting Strategy in a Globalized World. The Center for WorkLife Law, 1-71.


Changing World of Work Annotated Bibliography (opens as PDF)

Ceci, S. J., Ginther, D. K., Kahn, S., & Williams, W. M. (2014). Women in Academic Science: A Changing Landscape. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 15(3), 75-141. doi:10.1177/1529100614541236.

Gerten, A. M. (2011). Moving Beyond Family-Friendly Policies for Faculty Mothers. Affilia, 26(1), 47-58. doi:10.1177/0886109910392532.

Harrison, D. F., (2017). The Role of Higher Education in the Changing World of Work. EDUCAUSE Review, 52(6), 8.

Kossek, E. E., Kalliath, T., & Kalliath, P. (2012). Achieving employee wellbeing in a changing work environment. International Journal of Manpower, 33(7), 738-753. doi:10.1108/01437721211268294

Ollier-Malaterre, A., & Foucreault, A. (2015). Cross-National Work–Life Research. Oxford Handbooks Online. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199337538.013.18

Solomon, C. R. (2011). “Sacrificing at the altar of tenure”: Assistant professors’ work/life management. The Social Science Journal, 48(2), 335-344. doi:10.1016/j.soscij.2010.11.006

Wharton, A. S. (2014). 2014 PSA Presidential Address (Un)Changing Institutions: Work, Family, and Gender in the New Economy. Sociological Perspectives, 58(1), 7-19. doi:10.1177/0731121414564471


"Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders: the Expanding Roles of Millennials in the Workplace"
Lauren Stiller Rikleen
Boston College Center for Work and Family

"How Millennials Navigate Their Careers Young Adult Views on Work, Life and Success"
Brad Harrington, Fred Van Deusen, Jennifer Sabatini Fraone, Jeremiah Morelock
Boston College Center for Work and Family, 2016

"The New Dad: Caring, Committed and Conflicted"
Brad Harrington, Fred Van Deusen, Beth Humberd
Boston College Center for Work and Family, 2011


Bockes, R., Chism, J., Goodwin, M., Kemp, S., Marin, L., & Westlund, M. (2015Parental leave policy: quest for change in staff policy. Unpublished manuscript, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. (.docx)(.pdf)