Title

A Cross-National Comparative Study of Work/Family Demands and Resources

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2003

Keywords

Cross cultural, Managers, Resources, Support, Work-family conflict

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1470595803003003002

Abstract

This article presents phase 2 of the Collaborative International Study of Managerial Stress (CISMS2) with the objective of studying cross culturally/cross-nationally potential causes and consequences of work-family conflict. This collaborative international study contributes to the existing literature on work and family by adding a different theoretical perspective (interaction between demands and resources, and resource loss), following the thinking of Grandey and Cropanzano, focusing on a specific collective (managers), and testing both universalistic and cross cultural hypotheses in a large sample taken from 25 countries in different continents, representing different socio-cultural contexts. It will explore cross cultural/cross-national issues in a comparative sense, looking at how family and societal differences relate to work-family conflict. More specifically we expect that individualism/collectivism and the presence of family-supportive government policies will moderate relationships between demands, resources and work-family conflict.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

International journal of cross cultural management, v. 3, No. 3, p. 275-288.