La cura della persona e dell’ambiente di lavoro come opportunità di crescita per le organizzazioni

La conciliazione tra vita privata e lavoro: il caso delle imprenditrici italiane

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Il presente lavoro intende interrogarsi sul dibattuto tema del conflitto vita familiare-vita lavorativa guardando alla realtà dell’imprenditoria femminile italiana. Le imprenditrici italiane, in prevalenza donne giovani e istruite, hanno aspirazioni e motivazioni sempre più sbilanciate sul versante della realizzazione personale e professionale e sempre meno sul versante della necessità.

Queste trasformazioni, già in atto da alcuni anni anche in altri Paesi, stanno dunque segnalando la necessità di occuparsi di questioni spesso ritenute risolte attraverso la scelta imprenditoriale, prima tra tutte il problema della conciliazione. I problemi legati al bilanciamento tra i carichi domestici e la vita professionale, ampiamente indagati e approfonditi rispetto al lavoro dipendente, sono però ancora poco presenti negli studi più specificamente dedicati alle imprenditrici.

Applicando il modello teorico del work-family conflict (WFC) all’analisi dell’esperienza di 387 imprenditrici italiane, il presente lavoro intende colmare tale gap analizzando, in particolare, come le specificità connesse alla sfera lavorativa e quelle connesse alla sfera familiare possano avere un impatto sull’interferenza del lavoro sulla vita familiare (ILF) e sull’interferenza della vita familiare sul lavoro (IFL).

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