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Workaholic worker type differences in work-family conflict: The moderating role of supervisor support and flexible work scheduling

JA Russo, LE Waters

Career Development International | Published : 2006


Purpose - This study had three aims. First, to examine the validity of the workaholism triad as compared to the workaholism dyad. Second, to test the relationship between workaholism and work-family conflict. Third, to explore the three-way relationships between worker type, work-family conflict (WFC) and supervisor support and flexible work schedules. Design/methodology/approach - Participants consisted of 169 workers employed in the legal industry. The sample used was respondent-driven and questionnaires were self-administered. Workaholism was operationalised using two dimensions of the Spence and Robbins WorkBat: first, drive to work and second, work enjoyment, which produced four worker ..

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