Publication Date

January 2003


Discussion of organizational responses to the challenges dual-earner couples face in integrating their work and family lives and of the effectiveness of various workplace characteristics and organizational initiatives for supporting such work-life integration. Development of a comprehensive model of organizational family responsiveness that incorporates work-life policies, traditional human resource incentives, and work redesign in the context of a workplace culture that facilitates the full implementation of these policies, as well as tests of that model.


Suggested Citation
Valcour, P.M. & Batt, R. (2003). Work-life integration: Challenges and organizational responses. In P. Moen (Ed.), It’s about time: Couples and careers (pp. 310-331). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Required Publisher Statement
Cornell University Press.