Impact of Perceived Family Support, Workplace Support, and Work-Life Balance Policies on Work-Life Balance Among Female Bankers in Bangladesh


  • Mahi Uddin International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Kalsom Ali University Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia.
  • Mohammad Aktaruzzaman Khan International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh.



Women bankers, Support, WLB policies, Work-life-balance


Most previous studies on work-life balance have adopted the developed and western country perspectives, which are rich in support structures and legislative policies to address employee work-life demands. To date, few similar studies have been done in emerging economies, where there are few work-life balance policies and support systems. This research investigates workplace support, supervisory support, and work-life balance policies concerning their impact on the work-life balance of Bangladeshi female employees in commercial banks. The results of this study are based on a questionnaire survey to a sample of 558 female employees selected through purposive sampling. Findings reveal that workplace support, superior support, and work-life balance policies significantly influence attainment of better work-life balance among Bangladeshi female bankers. Our study benefits scholars, professionals, policymakers, practitioners, regulators, and female bankers employed in Bangladesh.


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How to Cite

Uddin, M. ., Ali, K. ., & Khan, M. A. (2020). Impact of Perceived Family Support, Workplace Support, and Work-Life Balance Policies on Work-Life Balance Among Female Bankers in Bangladesh. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 28(1), 97–122.