This chapter explains how women redesign their jobs, create new workspaces, and how they manage the temporal and spatial boundaries between their professional work and their family work. It deals with the work-related experiences and outcomes of women's transitions under three scenarios: converting a full-time job into a part-time job, job-sharing, and working from home. Time is the central theme in this discussion. Women embarking upon a part-time work pattern ideally seek private, protected time off work: a niche of inaccessibility. However, very few women in professional and managerial jobs in this study feel it is either realistic or advantageous to their career prospects to be completely inaccessible on non-work day.
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