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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2021, 3(8); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2021.030801.

Study on the Effect of Work-life Balance on the Intention to Leave of Grassroots Employees in the Service Industry


Yunpeng Yang1, Taiyu Wang2, Josefine M. De Leon1

Corresponding Author:
Taiyu Wang

1University of the Cordilleras, College of Business Administration, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, 2600

2Saint Louis University, School of Advanced Studies, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, 2600


Work-life balance has been an important practice in recent years to increase employee retention and productivity, since work-life balance can affect employee satisfaction and organizational commitment. The fatigue and stress caused by the intensity of the work and the organizations lack of attention to work-life balance at the grassroots level has led to a high turnover rate of the grassroots employees. This is not only unhelpful to employee self-development, but also increases the cost of hiring of the organization. Therefore, this paper researches the effect of work-life balance on the intention to leave of grassroots employees and concludes that work-life balance has a significant negative effect on the intention to leave of employees, in order to give organizations insight on helping grassroots employees to realize work-life balance.


Work-life balance, intention to leave, grassroots employees

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Yunpeng Yang, Taiyu Wang, Josefine M. De Leon. Study on the Effect of Work-life Balance on the Intention to Leave of Grassroots Employees in the Service Industry. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 8: 1-4. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2021.030801.


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