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Effects of work-family conflict on employee´s well-being: the moderating role of recovery experience

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  • MARGARITA MAYO

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Based on effort-recovery model and conservation of resources (COR) theory, the present study links the work-family interface (i.e. work-family conflict (WFC) and family-work conflict (FWC) with the concept of recovery. The authors hypothesized that two recovery experiences, that is, psychological detachment from work and verbal expression of emotions- moderated the relationship of the two types of conflict (WFC and FWC) with two indicators of well-being, namely psychological strain and life satisfaction. The sample was composed of 128 emergency professionals from Spain. Our hypotheses were partially supported.

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  • Margarita Mayo, 2008. "Effects of work-family conflict on employee´s well-being: the moderating role of recovery experience," Working Papers Economia wp08-23, Instituto de Empresa, Area of Economic Environment.
  • Handle: RePEc:emp:wpaper:wp08-23
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