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Monday, May 7, 2012

MPRC Spring 2012 Seminar Series

Description:
Speaker: Amrita Gupta, Research Scholar, International Institute for Population Sciences Title: Health, Social and Psychology Problems of Women Employees in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Call Centers: A Study in India About the Talk: Indian women are fast moving from conventional jobs to night-shift jobs in transnational BPOs. Women working in night shifts are a relatively new phenomenon and stands apart from usual Indian lifestyle. Odd timing of work at night with dual burden of work and family has adverse impact on womens mental and physical health. Responsibility of balancing work and family leads to high levels of stress. Though attractive in pay packages, most women employees suffer health hazards, psychological disorders and isolation from social network. {Will appear in FYI on May 4, 2012
Start Time:
12:00 PM
End Time:
1:00 PM
Room:
0124B
Venue:
Cole Student Activities Building
Common Location Name:
Other
Web Address:
www.popcenter.umd.edu/new_e/event_1333735552839
Other Contact Information:
Tiffany L Pittman MPRC +1 301 405 6403 tpittman@umd.edu


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