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DEVELOPING A PERSONAL WORK/LIFE BALANCE
PurposeThe Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology publishes a top ten issues list annually. Developing a healthy work/life balance has maintained its position on the list. For this assignment, you will develop a personal plan for maintaining a healthy work/life balance. By completing this plan, you will have a deeper understanding of the importance of balance for you, your colleagues and your future employees.
Assignment InstructionsUsing both the values prioritization chart you completed in Unit 1 and the Work/Life Balance Worksheet you completed in the assignment preparation study in this unit, draft a 3–5 page paper and include the following:
Identify the discrepancies you have discovered between the way you actually spend your time each week and the balance you would like to achieve for your weekly activities. IncludeThe barriers in your current work/life balance that are preventing you from achieving your desired work/life balance.
What are the moral and ethical dilemmas you will face in trying to achieve your goals?
What values and ethics does your revised work/balance plan reflect, and why are these important to you?
Draft an action plan that will help you achieve your desired work/life balance, based on personal values and ethical principles.
Describe any pertinent litigation or laws related to work/life balance.Use the Capella Library and the Internet to research any pertinent litigation or laws related to work/life balance.
Describe how you will be able to apply the knowledge you have gained through completing this assignment to help colleagues achieve a better work/life balance.
Explain how attending to your own work/life balance may improve your professional performance.
Remember to use your Assignment Worksheet [DOC] to help you outline your work and organize your resources.
Assignment RequirementsWritten communication: Ensure written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Length of paper: Submit 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages (title and reference pages not included).
Format: Format resources and citations according to current APA guidelines for style and format.
Font and font size: Use Times New Roman, 12-point font.
Sources: Cite at least three sources.