Work–life enrichment refers to the extent to which participation or experiences in an individual’s work or nonwork role improve the quality of life and performance in the other role. Thus, work–life enrichment is bidirectional, meaning that an individual’s work life may influence positive outcomes in nonwork roles, and vice versa. Examples of work–life enrichment include an individual’s experiences in raising a child helping his or her managerial skills at work, or competency training at work targeting improving communication skills spilling over into improved communications with one’s romantic partner or friends. To date, researchers have examined work–life enrichment in several ways; however, it is traditionally either assessed as individual perceptions or explored as a process. As follows, we will detail the various theoretical perspectives related to ...

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