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Positive and negative work-family interaction and burnout: A longitudinal study of reciprocal relations

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Author Siw Tone Innstrand, Ellen Melbye Langballe, Geir Arild Espnes, Erik Falkum, and Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
Source Work & Stress
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This article focuses on the longitudinal relationship between work-family interaction and burnout among 2,235 employees from eight different occupations over a 2-year interval. The results of structural equation modeling analyses provided support for the following effects: (1) work-family interaction had an effect on burnout, (2) burnout had an effect on work-family interaction, and (3) work-family interaction and burnout had a mutual effect on each other.

Keywords work-family conflict; work-family facilitation; burnout; conservation of resources (COR) theory; SEM analysis; longitudinal study; work-related stress
Reference

Innstrand, S. T., Langballe, E. M., Espnes, G. A., Falkum, E., & Aasland, O. G. (2008). Positive and negative work-family interaction and burnout: A longitudinal study of reciprocal relations. Work & Stress, 22(1), 1-15.

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