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36 - Affective Processes in the Work–Family Interface: Global Considerations

from Part VII - Family Perspectives

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 April 2018

Kristen M. Shockley
Affiliation:
University of Georgia
Winny Shen
Affiliation:
University of Waterloo, Ontario
Ryan C. Johnson
Affiliation:
Ohio University
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This chapter presents a review of the literature that examines the role of affect in the work-family interface. First, we review research on affective processes underlying work-family spillover and crossover effects. Second, we review research on domain-specific (e.g., work-related and family-related) and global affective outcomes of different kinds of work-family interface, including conflict, enrichment, and balance. Finally, we propose directions for future research linking affect and the work-family interface, with a particular focus on the role of culture in this field.
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