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ERIC Number: EJ953926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0303-8300
Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Work-Family Balance Scale in an Urban Chinese Sample
Zhang, Huiping; Yip, Paul S. F.; Chi, Peilian; Chan, Kinsun; Cheung, Yee Tak; Zhang, Xiulan
Social Indicators Research, v105 n3 p409-418 Feb 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore the factor structure of the Work-Family Balance Scale (WFBS) and examine its reliability and validity in use in the urban Chinese population. The scale was validated using a sample of 605 urban Chinese residents from 7 cities. Exploratory factor analysis identified two factors: work-family conflict and work-family enrichment. The WFBS showed adequate reliability and concurrent validity. The WFBS is a reliable and valid instrument to measure work-family balance for Chinese working parents. However, further examination of the scale is needed. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China