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Work-Family Conflict

  • By: Michael R. Frone
  • In: Encyclopedia of Career Development
  • Edited by: Jeffrey H. Greenhaus & Gerard A. Callanan
  • Subject:Career Development, Occupational/Industrial Psychology

Work-family conflict refers to a situation where the demands and responsibilities from work roles and family roles are mutually incompatible in some respect. In other words, participation in the work role is made more difficult by virtue of participation in the ...

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