The Ethics of Work-Life Balance

By | March 27th, 2009|Bloomberg Businessweek Columns|Comments Off on The Ethics of Work-Life Balance

The recession pushes some to work harder than ever, but overextending yourself won’t save your job, and it’s unethical, too . By Bruce Weinstein, PhD We are a nation in pain. According to a Mar. 12 Gallup poll, the number of people in this country classified as “suffering” has increased by 3 million over the past year. Managers and business owners experienced the greatest loss of well-being; 60.8% of businesses were thriving in the first quarter of 2008, but this number decreased by almost 14% by the fourth quarter. […]