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Work - Family Conflict

It has been the traditional division of labor between men and wo***** that men *****uld be the bread -earners of family and that wo***** would cater to managing the household responsibilities as women have to take care of children. The work within the family was extended ***** decreased accordingly since it was an unpaid labor. But as developments took place women started to work outside their homes. As a result of both working parents the ***** and work conflict started to emerge. ***** a ***** the f*****milies of ***** present age are *****ing affected by several responsibilities of *****, family and community on individuals.

The conflict between work and family is due to the depression, stress and anxiety, which occur as a result ***** ***** divergent responsibilities. These divergent responsibilities m*****ke it extremely difficult in taking care of these *****. Developmental Psychologists and *****-***** sociologists have conducted research on the employment ***** men and women separately. Management scholars have dealt with the study of outside employment on meeting family responsibilities. Several studies have been now conducted to study ***** influences ***** work on family ***** family on *****. These ***** conduct research on the basis that the ability of a f*****mily or individual is related to the resources which they have ***** do not have at their disposal.

The individual, where the ***** lives, what values influence the individual are important factors, which promote towards ***** success or ***** in work, family and ***** relationships. Research ***** ***** conducted ***** the field of work-***** conflict for a number of years. Initially studies on family and work were being conducted as being two separate *****as of research. But later ***** has focused to be dealing with the interrelationship between ***** and work and between work ***** family. Based on quantitative survey research, present research aims ***** promote a relati*****ship between *****, ***** and community Important theorists in this area of study are Chow ***** Berheide who conducted their ***** ***** 1988, Voydanoff in *****, Frone, Russell, and Cooper in 1992, Bronneberg ***** 1996, Hammer, Allen and Grigsby in 1997 and *****, Yardley, and Markel in 1997. Based on quantitative studies theorists are of the opinion ***** work-family conflict arises ***** to specific historical circumstances. (Frone; Russell; Cooper, 1992).

When these historical circumstances are *****ged together ***** result in promoting work-family conflict. The historical circumstances would be in the nature of differences ***** culture, personal ***** at h*****, difference in conditions and environment of work. (Frone; Yardley; Markel; 1997) Researc***** ***** ***** the ***** of Work-Family Conflict ***** brought out the underst*****ing that conflict arises in the arena of work-family as a ***** of job satisfaction and had *****cluded part-time sample of huge quantity. A*****her ***** of research, which brought about a new ********** to ***** *****, ***** the *****, which dealt with the level to which work ***** about conflict in the family. Much current research has been occurr*****g in the arena of work-family conflict. (Kahn, Wolfe,


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