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Construction workers work-life balance: A tool for improving productivity in the construction industry

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K Apraku
FK Bondinuba corresponding author
AK Eyiah
AM Sadique


This paper examines the relationship between construction workers work-life balance and productivity in the construction industry in Ghana. Survey method was adopted where 200 Questionnaires were administered to small and medium construction firms and 150 response were obtained. Canonical correlation analysis (CCA) was also carried out to establish the relationship between the predictor (WLB) and criterion latent variable set (Productivity). It emerged that there is a relationship between construction workers work life balance and productivity in the construction industry. This work strives to engender a wider academic debate and renewed the need for work life balance policies that will enhance productivity to be revisited. Management of construction organisations must develop and implement construction workers work-life balance polices at their place of work.

construction workers, construction industry, Ghana, productivity, work-life balance

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Apraku, K., Bondinuba, F., Eyiah, A., & Sadique, A. (2020). Construction workers work-life balance: A tool for improving productivity in the construction industry. Social Work and Social Welfare, 2(1), 45-52.


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