The effect of family interference with work on attitudes and behaviors of married working women

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Kyuhyun Choi
Kyungkyu Park


This study has following objectives. (1) examining the effects of role pressure at home on work performance for married working women by focusing on FIW(family interference with work). (2) investigating relationship between FIW and employee’s behavior(in-role behavior and extra role behavior) that affects organizational effectiveness. (3) exploring the moderating effects of supervisor support and positive psychological capital on the relation between FIW and job burnout. This research was undertaken using data from 193 married women employees and 67 relevant team managers who have the rights to allocate team tasks and to evaluate employee’s performance. The results can be summarized as follows. (1) FIW has effect on job burnout of married womon employees. (2) job burnout related with FIW has effect on both in-role behavior and extra-role behavior. Especially, job burnout has fully mediating role between FIW and extra-role behavior, compared to partially mediating role between FIW and in-role behavior for married woman employees. (3) moderating effect was shown from supervisor support and positive psychological capital in relationship between FIW and job burnout. This research provides implications on how to understand the married woman employees’ FIW and resolve it. Finally, the implications and limitations of this research and the directions for future study were discussed.


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Choi , K., & Park, K. (2013). The effect of family interference with work on attitudes and behaviors of married working women. Korean Journal of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 26(3), 463–488.
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