Work-life Balance Practices and their Impact on Employee on Career Success: in the Case of Ethiopian Airlines.

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Work-life balance has growing to be a challenge throughout the world and the ability to realize a balance between job and family life is considered one of our generation's essential social demanding situations. This study assessed the work-life balance practice and its effect on employees’ career success at Ethiopian Airlines. Specifically, the study determined the effect of employees’ work-life balance practice, work-related factors/challenges, and family-related factors/challenges on employees’ career success. A close-ended structured questionnaire was used as an instrument of data collection. Accordingly, 300 questionnaires were completed by respondents who are staff members in different departments. A quantitative research approach and a mix of descriptive and inferential research designs were deployed in analyzing the collected data with the use of SPSS vession24.To evaluate and interpret the findings, the study uses a Descriptive Research Design and a quantitative research approach. Correlation analysis and regression analysis methods were deployed to determine the relationship among the variables and determine the independent variables' effect on the dependent variable, respectively. The correlation analysis result confirmed that employees’ career success has a positive correlation with employees’ work-family balance practice, while it associates negatively with work-related and family-related factors/challenges. The regression analysis result attested that employees’ work-family balance practice has a significant positive effect on their career success. The finding of the current study also revealed that work-related factors/challenges have a negative and statistically significant effect on employees’ career success. Similarly, the study finding also showed that family-related factors/ challenges have a negative and statistically significant effect on employees’ career success. To boost staff productivity, should implement an effective work-life balance management plan that reduces workload pressure and family-related stress. Employees should take controllable steps to ensure that they are doing their obligations and duties effectively and assertively. Relaxation in various forms that do not interfere with their work can be a helpful aspect in resolving work-life balance concerns.



Work-life Balance, Work-life Balance Policy, Career Success