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The third volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology concentrates on the broader context of IWO psychology and the many factors influencing the adoption and implementation of IWO practices. Chapter topics include perspectives on IWO psychology around the world, organizational and societal considerations. Chapters have been arranged around 8 key themes: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Professional Context: History Part 3: Organizational Capabilities and Context Part 4: Strategic Management Part 5: Triple Bottom Line Part 6: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues Part 7: Stress, Safety & Health Part 8: Managing Careers and Work Life Volume III offers a comprehensive overview of the field for anyone working in or studying managerial or organizational psychology.

Managing the Work–Family Interface
Managing the Work-Family Interface
Kristen M. Shockley

Workforce changes in demographic composition, work attitudes, and employer expectations have led to increased attention to the interaction of employees’ work and family lives. Work–family studies gained initial traction in the early 1980s, and it is currently a major area of study within work psychology. Throughout this chapter, I introduce the reader to basic constructs, including work–family balance, conflict, and enrichment, and discuss research surrounding the domain-specific and domain-unspecific correlates of these constructs. Next, the chapter offers information regarding solutions from both the standpoint of organizations and national legislation. Finally, a discussion of future research ideas is presented.

Defining Constructs

Although ‘work–family (or work–life) balance’ is the term favored by the popular press and often invoked in ...

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