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ERIC Number: EJ1019487
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0894-8453
Work-Family Conflict, Resources, and Role Set Density: Assessing Their Effects on Distress among Working Mothers
Kulik, Liat; Liberman, Gabriel
Journal of Career Development, v40 n5 p445-465 Oct 2013
We explored the relationships between the experience of work-family conflict and levels of distress in the family and at work among a sample of 227 Israeli working mothers. We also examined how role set density (RSD, the number of roles they perform) and personal and environmental resources are related to the women's experience of distress. Work-family conflict resulting from interference of work with family roles (WIF) and from interference of family with work roles (FIW) correlated positively with distress in the family and at work. RSD correlated negatively with distress at work but did not correlate with distress in the family. Perceived social support and personal resources correlated negatively with the women's experience of distress. WIF mediated the relationship between social support and women's experience of distress as well as the relationship between RSD and distress.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel
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