This study makes an attempt to analyze the determinants of ‘work-family’ balance related factor for Women Corporate Governance professionals in India. ‘Maslow Pyramid’ was utilized to assess the motivation of women joining Corporate Governance profession in India. The job satisfaction of the respondents and its association with ‘Family domain’ and ‘Work domain’ related variables were also assessed. The sample of the study was collected through a structured questionnaire from 160 women professionals having membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India during the period November, 2017 – January, 2018. An empirical analysis was made on the data using statistical techniques of the Friedman Rank Test. The findings of the study reveals that need for ‘Achievement’ and ‘Affiliation’ are the key determinants for choosing Corporate Governance profession by women in India. Furthermore, the level of job satisfaction was found associated with ‘family domain’ related and ‘work domain’ related variables. The study finds its relevance as this is ‘one of its kind’ study for exploring motivational factors of women Corporate Governance professionals in India and forms the base for further research in the area.
Work-Family Balance, Dual-role Conflict, Motivation and Personality, Maslow Need Hierarchy Theory, Women Empowerment, Corporate Governance Professionals in India