Title

The Relationship Between Big Five Personality Traits, Negative Affectivity, Type A Behavior, and Work-family Conflict

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2003

Keywords

Work-family conflict, Personality, Negative affectivity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

http:dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0001-8791(02)00040-4

Abstract

The relationships between negative affectivity, Type A, and the Big Five personality variables with both the form and direction of work–family conflict (WFC) were examined. The results demonstrated that different aspects of WFC related to different personality indicators. Negative affectivity was the dispositional variable studied that was most consistently related to the various types of conflict. Additionally, agreeableness related to time-based conflict and conscientiousness related to family interfering with work conflict. The results provide further support for the contention that dispositions relate to interactions between work and family.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Journal of vocational behavior, v. 63, issue 3, p. 457-472