Work-Life Effectiveness

Work-Life  effectiveness is a talent management strategy that fosters strong performance for both individuals and organizations over the long-term by promoting work environments that are capable of responding to changes in business needs quickly, creatively, and efficiently while providing employees the control they need to work smarter, address their non-work priorities, and be resilient and effective.

  • Practice
    The adidas Group—Promoting Fair Play Through Work-Life Integration

    As a “global player” in the sporting goods industry, the adidas Group is known worldwide. But equally important for the company is “fair play” toward its employees. As noted in the company’s Annual Report: “We aim to harmonize the commercial interests of the adidas Group with the private and...

    Date: November 10, 2014
    Region: Europe
  • President Obama did not insult SAHMs

    Catalyst's Working Parents is cited in this post about President Obama's comments about working mothers returning to the workforce.

    BabyCenter, by Joey Lombardi

  • Spotlight On… #1MFWF Supporter Catalyst

    Catalyst's works are featured in this blog post highlighting Catalyst as a 1 Million for Work Flexibility supporter

    1 Million for Work Flexibility, by Jennifer Parris

  • Battling Bias in Flexible-Work Arrangements

    Anna Beninger, Director, Research, is quoted in this article about gender bias in flexible-work arrangements, along with the mention of Catalyst's The Great Debate: Flexibility vs. Face Time.

    Human Resource Executive, by Matthew Brodsky

  • Tokyo Gives Housewives Hard Choice

    Catalyst’s Women CEOs of the Fortune 1000 list is featured in this article about tax benefits and marriage in Tokyo.

    The Wall Street Journal, by Yoko Sudo

  • Back-to-school worries can stress working parents as well as kids

    Data from Catalyst’s 2006 Parental Concern About After-School Time study is cited in this article about back-to-school worries.

    The Miami Herald, by Cindy Krischer Goodman

  • Reintegrating Women Back Into Workplace

    In this piece, Shachi Irde, Executive Director, Catalyst India WRC, explores the concept of reintegrating women back into the workplace.

    People Matters, by Shachi Irde

  • Quick Take
    Working Parents

    Statistical overview of working parents in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and other countries around the world.

  • Tool
    Infographic: Women in Australia

    Get vital information about women in Australian society and business.

  • Member Tool
    Managing Flex 2: Successfully Managing Employees Working Flexibly

    Managers can use this tool to get the resources they need to have conversations with their employees about flexible work options.

    Date: May 22, 2014
    Region: Global