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Timmons, Adela C.; Margolin, Gayla – Child Development, 2015
Using daily diary data, this study examined cross-day associations between family conflict and school problems and tested mediating effects of daily negative mood and moderating effects of psychological symptoms. For 2 weeks, parents and adolescents (N = 106; M[subscript age] = 15.4) reported daily conflict; adolescents reported daily negative…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Intervention
Hilgart, Erin A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to increase what is known about how professionals engage in professional identity shift as they adapt to changing roles and expectations in the workplace. Given the organizational, institutional, and regulatory changes increasing the need for finance professionals to engage in business partnering, this study explored…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Finance Occupations, Professional Personnel, Accounting
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Davies, Patrick T.; Martin, Meredith J.; Cicchetti, Dante – Developmental Psychology, 2012
We examined the joint role of constructive and destructive interparental conflict in predicting children's emotional insecurity and psychological problems. In Study 1, 250 early adolescents (M = 12.6 years) and their primary caregivers completed assessments of family and child functioning. In Study 2, 201 mothers and their 2-year-old children…
Descriptors: Conflict, Parents, Interpersonal Relationship, Mothers
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Runions, Kevin C. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Background: The role of reactive aggression in the development of peer victimization remains unclear due in part to a failure to account for confounding problems of behavioural undercontrol (e.g., hyperactivity). As well, the school social context has rarely been examined to see whether these risks are mediated by relationships with teachers.…
Descriptors: Aggression, Victims, Behavior Problems, Path Analysis
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Davies, Patrick T.; Thompson, Morgan J.; Coe, Jesse L.; Sturge-Apple, Melissa L.; Martin, Meredith J. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Guided primarily by life history theory, this study was designed to identify how and why early exposure to caregiver intimate relationship instability uniquely predicts children's externalizing symptoms in the context of other dimensions of unpredictability characterized by residential and parental job transitions. Participants included 243…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Structural Equation Models, Interpersonal Relationship, Parent Child Relationship
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Gallie, Duncan; Russell, Helen – Social Indicators Research, 2009
This article explores the influence of working conditions on work-family conflict (WFC) among married/cohabiting employees across seven European countries. Using data from the European Social Survey, the paper first investigates the role of working conditions relative to household level characteristics in mediating work-family conflict at the…
Descriptors: Working Hours, Family Life, Family Characteristics, Conflict
Normoyle, Tre Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This dissertation is a narrative study of the professional developmental experiences of women who were becoming clinical psychologists in midlife. The role of gender in professional identity development as described in gender socialization, the social construction of gender and developmental theories formed the conceptual basis for the study. I…
Descriptors: Evidence, Females, Psychologists, Interviews
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Swanson, Jodi; Valiente, Carlos; Lemery-Chalfant, Kathryn – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
Components of the home environment are associated with children's academic functioning. The accumulation of risks in the home are expected to prove more detrimental to achievement than any one risk alone, but the processes accounting for this relation are unclear. Using an index of cumulative home risk (CHR) inclusive of protective factors, as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Risk Assessment, Family Environment
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Sorensen, James E.; Sorensen, Thomas L. – Administrative Science Quarterly, 1974
A study of 264 certified public accountants in large public accounting firms showed that when professionals work in a professional-bureaucratic organization, conflict and deprivation result with predictable consequences such as job dissatisfaction and job migration. (Author)
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Certified Public Accountants, Conflict, Job Satisfaction
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Touliatos, John; And Others – Social Behavior and Personality, 1984
Examined the relationships among role stress (i.e., role conflict and ambiguity), job-related tension, job satisfaction, and propensity to terminate employment for a national sample of both male and female accountants (N=1080) in public, industrial, and government accounting. Results indicated that accountants cannot be treated as a homogeneous…
Descriptors: Accountants, Certified Public Accountants, Government Employees, Individual Differences
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Parker, Stella – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1994
Completion of the Vocational Preference Inventory by 97 British continuing educators showed their vocational interests were primarily creative and intellectual and least preferred activities were administration, marketing, and accounting. Because the latter are increasingly part of the job, conflicts and barriers to change could arise. (SK)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Educators, Continuing Education, Educational Administration
Fain, Paul – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
University presidents are attractive candidates for corporate boards. Their credentials and their university's name lend an air of academic prestige to the companies they oversee. Presidents are typically well compensated for their service on boards of directors, earning at least six figures each year in cash fees and stock awards. The role can…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Governing Boards, College Presidents, Presidents
Schapperle, Robert F.; Hardiman, Patrick F. – Business Officer, 1992
Accountants have urged "harmonization" of standards between the Governmental Accounting Standards Board and the Financial Accounting Standards Board, recommending similar reporting of like transactions. However, varying display of similar accounting events does not necessarily indicate disharmony. The potential for problems because of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Agency Role, Comparative Analysis, Conflict Resolution
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Dick, Gary L. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2004
This article reports on the initial validation of the Fatherhood Scale (FS), a 64-item instrument designed to measure the type of relationship a male adult had with his father while growing up. The FS was validated using a convenience sample of 311 males. The assessment packet contained a demographic form, the Conflict Tactics Scale (2),…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Test Reliability, Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis
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Collins, Randall – American Sociological Review, 1971
Maintains that, of the two theories considered for accounting for the increased schooling required for employment, the technical-function theory (reflects demands for greater skills due to technological change) and the conflict theory (imposition of cultural standards for selection for jobs), the latter theory is more strongly supported. (RJ)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Cultural Influences, Education, Educational Benefits
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