Work and Life

The 2009 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work “Work”
This guide highlights best practices by the winners of the 2008 Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. This…
Leaders in a Global Economy: A Study of Executive Women and Men
The Leaders in a Global Economy project grew out of the concerns of a group of companies. These companies had…
Generation and Gender in the Workplace
This report explores whether expected differences between generations are indeed supported by data from the 1992, 1997 and 2002 National…
Dual-Centric: A New Concept of Work-Life For Executives
This report outlines findings from the study Leaders in a Global Economy, which explores how executives manage work and personal…
Eight Lessons for Creating Change that Lasts
The mission of Families and Work Institute is to conduct rigorous research on the changing workforce, changing family, and changing…
  • 25 Years of FWI History

    Watch this compelling video about how Families and Work Institute gave voice and research to a movement.

  • Work-Life Book Reviews

    Families and Work Institute launches Work-Life Book Reviews.

    fwi-book-reviews-graphicWe review the hot work-life books, both blog and video reviews, because you don’t have time to read everything.



    When Work Works

    www-award-logo-16-winThe most of effective employers in the United States provide everything from compressed workweeks to employee autonomy to paid time off to volunteers. Check out the best employers in your state here.