Center for Executive Education (CEE)


Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management


Faisal Jalal

Project Type

PGD Project Report

Executive Summary

The study examined work-life balance and employee performance in M/s Cotton Empire Pvt Limited, SITE, Karachi. The problem identified in this study is the long hours working organizational culture in the textile industry sector, which diminishing the work-life balance concept for employees working with this industry sector. We are aware that one of the things that makes people feel positive at work is work-life balance. People who feel they have good work-life balance work 21% harder than those who don’t, according to a survey from the Corporate Executive Board, which represents 80% of Fortune 500 companies. In contrast with this concept, the negative effect of it develops work-life conflict on employee performance—reduced work effort and increased absenteeism and turnover. There is a direct and much-overlooked link between work-life balance and employee engagement. People who feel they have some flexibility in how they do their tasks and take care of their home and life responsibilities respond in a proactive way that mirrors the engagement outcome every organization wants, and they delivered extraordinary performance. The specific objective of this research is to determine the extent to which leave policy affects service delivery which is also in line with the research question and hypothesis. The research adopts a descriptive survey research design, the population of the study is 87 and the sample size is 45. Copies of the structured questionnaire were distributed and completely filled and returned by the sample employees. It was discovered that there is a significant positive relationship between leave policy and service delivery. The findings revealed that leave policy motivates employees' ability to deliver services efficiently and effectively, in conclusion, work-life balance practice is an important factor in increasing employee performance. The researcher recommends that management of the company should prioritize creating different work-life balance incentives that will improve employee performance.

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