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(Revised May 2002)
Tradeoffs: Juggling Careers in Professional Services Firms with Private Life
Balancing professional and private lives continues to challenge single and committed partners alike. Professionals are expected to work long hours. It is simply part of the ethos of professional service firms. This case focuses on the lives of three couples connected to professional service firms and their ensuing challenges in balancing professional and private life. A rewritten version of an earlier case.
Keywords: Work-Life Balance;
Family and Family Relationships;
Problems and Challenges;