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Testing a model of work-family enrichment : the effects of social resources and affect
Academy of Management Proceedings 2011
  • Oi Ling SIU, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • Jiafang LU, Hong Kong Institute of Education
  • Changqin LU, Peking University, China
  • Paula BROUGH, Griffith University, Australia
  • Thomas KALLIATH, Australian National University, Australia
  • Michael O'DRISCOLL, University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Arnold B. BAKKER, Utrecht University, Netherlands
  • Carolyn TIMMS, Griffith University, Australia
  • Haijiang WANG, Peking University, China
Document Type
Book chapter
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Publisher
Academy of Management
Keywords
  • Work-Family Enrichment,
  • Family Satisfaction,
  • Job Satisfaction
Disciplines
Abstract
Based on Greenhaus and Powell's (2006) theory of work-family enrichment and the job demands-resources (JD-R) model, this article proposes a model outlining the differential impact of specific social resources (supervisor support and family support) on specific types of affect (job satisfaction and family satisfaction respectively), which, in turn, influences work-to-family enrichment and family-to-work enrichment, respectively. A sample of 287 Chinese workers completed questionnaires in a three-wave longitudinal survey. The model was tested with structural equation modeling techniques. The results showed that job satisfaction at Time 2 partially mediated the relationship between Time 1 supervisor support and Time 3 work-to-family enrichment; whereas family satisfaction at Time 2 partially mediated the relationship between Time 1 family support and Time 3 family-to-work enrichment. Implications for future research and practice are discussed.
DOI
10.5465/AMBPP.2011.65869671
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Siu, O. L., Lu, J., Lu, C.-q., Brough, P., Kalliath, T., O'Driscoll, ... Wang, H. (2011). Testing a model of work-family enrichment: The effects of social resources and affect. In Academy of Management Proceedings 2011 (pp.1-6). San Antonio, Texas.