The Contemporary Career: A Work–Home Perspective

  title={The Contemporary Career: A Work–Home Perspective},
  author={Jeffrey H. Greenhaus and Ellen Ernst Kossek},
This article proposes a perspective on careers that recognizes the interdependencies between work and home over the life course and is particularly suitable to contemporary careers. We first discuss the meaning of a work–home (WH) perspective and elaborate on the economic, organizational, and workforce changes that have affected contemporary careers. We then illustrate the implications of adopting a WH perspective for four streams of scholarship relevant to contemporary careers (career self… 

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