Swedish Daddies

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Michael King
BUS309 Prof. Zimmerman
Michael King
BUS309 Prof. Zimmerman
Assignment 2
CASE STUDY 9.5: SWEDISH DADDIES
Assignment 2
CASE STUDY 9.5: SWEDISH DADDIES

My Experience in Corporate America
As a single man in the work force with no kids and only an immediate family consisting of my parents and sister, describing the balance I seek between career and family life is difficult. The balance I have with the family I do have is no more than going to work, visiting my parents or hanging out with my sister on occasion. I work more than anything dealing with my family life and other than those things I stay to myself. Overall, it is a fairly balanced between my career and family life. The current mindset of corporate America at the moment is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement I have. Due to the fact I have no family life, as in wife and children, I am much more flexible in how I balance my career and family life. The major reason why the current mindset of corporate America is conducive to a balanced career and family life for is me is simple in that I am single and if I have to work my parents and sister understand and doesn’t impact the relationship between us.
Maternity Leave in the United States
When approaching the subject of paid maternity leave, the United States tends to fall behind many countries around the globe. Many companies in the United States do allow a short maternity leave, which is often unpaid or requires mothers to expend what little sick time or vacation time they may have accrued. However, this is not a guaranteed benefit by the U.S. government. Companies should be required by the government to provide this benefit to new parents. By allowing a mother to stay home and, for example, breastfeed her child, the child is receiving the best nutrition and immunity from mom. Not only that, a woman who breastfeeds will be…...

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