Document Detail

Investigating the Relative Importance of Individual Differences on the Work-Family Interface and the Moderating Role of Boundary Preference for Segmentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23148037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This study examines the relative importance of individual differences in relation to perceptions of work-family conflict and facilitation, as well as the moderating role of boundary preference for segmentation on these relationships. Relative importance analyses, based on a diverse sample of 380 employees from the USA, revealed that individual differences were consistently predictive of self-reported work-family conflict and facilitation. Conscientiousness, neuroticism, negative affect and core self-evaluations were consistently related to both directions of work-family conflict, whereas agreeableness predicted significant variance in family-to-work conflict only. Positive affect and core self-evaluations were consistently related to both directions of work-family facilitation, whereas agreeableness and neuroticism predicted significant variance in family-to-work facilitation only. Collectively, individual differences explained 25-28% of the variance in work-family conflict (primarily predicted by neuroticism and negative affect) and 11-18% of the variance in work-family facilitation (primarily predicted by positive affect and core self-evaluations). Moderated regression analyses showed that boundary preference for segmentation strengthened many of the relationships between individual differences and work-family conflict and facilitation. Implications for addressing the nature of work and family are discussed. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Jesse S Michel; Malissa A Clark
Related Documents :
15238307 - Predictors of work-related injuries and illnesses: national survey findings.
10718167 - Adolescent risk taking and self-reported injuries associated with substance use.
24284677 - Interviews with employed people with mobility impairments and limitations: environmenta...
23362337 - Sexual behaviors in male sex workers in spain: modulating factors.
16311487 - Homeless, mentally ill and addicted: the need for abuse and trauma services.
25011447 - Spanish adaptation of the illinois sexual harassment myth acceptance.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Stress and health : journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2998     ISO Abbreviation:  Stress Health     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101089166     Medline TA:  Stress Health     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Transcriptional profiling reveals sexual differences of the leaf transcriptomes in response to droug...
Next Document:  Assessment of intracranial blood flow velocities using a computer controlled vasoactive stimulus: A ...