This research found that culture and religion, health insurance and transportation are considered unique factors to the female employees in Saudi Arabia.
The women who worked in the education sector all recognized their work as being culturally acceptable.
In a sense, the care and maintenance of the family in society is the responsibility of the woman and therefore a careful balancing act is of vital importance.
Organizational responses to work-life issues vary according to the type of employer in the organization in which the employee works.
The study of occupational stress centers on stress at work.
Stress is defined in terms of physical and physiological effects on a employee whether this be mental, physical or emotional strain.
Simultaneously however, there is a stable support for conservative values underpinned by societal norms and traditions based on Saudi religion and culture.
Therefore there is increased support for improved job performance in sectors that are not traditionally considered the realm of the female employee, because of the longevity required in order to develop a successful career path, such as academic jobs.
Traditionally women have been concentrated in narrow fields of employment where the balancing of work and family is made significantly easier through fewer working hours and less workplace responsibility.
With globalization and the gender equality movement becoming more prevalent, even in traditional society, these roles have begun to change.