Sex differences in coping with work-home interference

Beauregard, T. Alexandra (2009) Sex differences in coping with work-home interference. In: Equality, diversity and inclusion at work: A research companion. Özbilgin, Mustafa, ed. Edward Elgar, pp. 229-244. 9781848449299. (doi:10.4337/9781848449299.00026)

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Abstract

This chapter seeks to extend existing research on work-home coping in several ways. First, it investigates the effects on interference of a wider range of coping strategies than those previously addressed in the work-home literature. Secondly, it takes into account both directions of work-home interference. Finally, this study examines the effect of sex on the effectiveness of coping mechanisms, as dissimilar expectations of men and women in the workplace and at home may influence the ability of certain strategies to reduce work-home interference.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords (uncontrolled): work-life conflict, work-life balance, gender, coping
Editors: Özbilgin, Mustafa
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
Item ID: 19129
Notes on copyright: This draft chapter that has been published by Edward Elgar Publishing in Equality, diversity and inclusion at work: A research companion edited by Mustafa F. Özbilgin published in 2009. http://www.elgaronline.com/view/9781847203359.xml
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Depositing User: Alexandra Beauregard
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2016 14:02
Last Modified: 30 May 2019 22:42
ISBN: 9781848449299
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/19129

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