Managers should be adequately prepared for making decisions. They need to have ways to find new solutions in both repetitive and unexpected situations.

The management and managers play an important role in reconciling work and family life. The managers influence employees both with their attitudes and their actions.

Implementing family-friendly practices sometimes demands developmental  process over a longer period of time. Sometimes it is enough to implement smaller changes to gain great benefits. The work towards family-friendliness demands time for re-arrangements and getting the managers and employees to become involved.