Role Demand and Work Life Balance Experiences in Sri Lankan Women Employees in Different Ethnic Groups: A conceptual Framework
The objective of the study was to develop a conceptual framework fordetermining effect of role demand and
work life balance (WLB) of Sri Lankan women academics. This study was qualitative in nature. The data for the present
study were collected from a total of 30 women academics based in Sri Lanka. The result of the study identified main
dimensions for role demands (work –family) and WLB. A variable ethnicity identified as moderating variablebased on the
extensive review of the literature. Moreover, developed conceptual framework is significant to provide information
regarding an association between role demands (work and family), satisfaction (work and family) and interferences (workinterfere
and family interfere) Hence, a research framework has been propounded to determine the relationships between
the constructs in a future study.In addition, the conceptual model will serve as additional literature on the role demand and
WLB experiences among women employees in Sri Lanka that has not been explored.
Keywords - Ethnicity, Family, Role Demands, Work life balance (WLB) Experiences, Work.