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Communication of job-related information and work-family conflict in dual-career couples.

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dc.contributor.author Theunissen, B.
dc.contributor.author Van Vuuren, L.J.
dc.contributor.author Visser, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-15T08:44:23Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-15T08:44:23Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation 29(1), 18-25. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1210
dc.description.abstract It is known that work-family conflict is a determinant of marital dissatisfaction. The goal of this study was to determine whether inadequate communication regarding the sharing of job-related information between dual-career spouses contributes to marital dissatisfaction. The Work Perception Questionnaire (WPQ) was designed and administered to obtain information on dimensions that 80 dual-career couples (married or in co-habitation) perceived to contribute to marital conflict and that have an impact on the quality of their relationships. The main findings indicated that male partners experienced more marital conflict than their female partners if they did not have adequate job-related information about their partner’s work. However, the findings for the female partners were nonsignificant. The implications of the findings are discussed. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SA Journal of Industrial Psychology en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://www.sajip.co.za/ & Copyright University of Johannesburg en
dc.subject Work-family conflict en
dc.subject Dual-career spouses en
dc.subject Work Perception Questionnaire en
dc.title Communication of job-related information and work-family conflict in dual-career couples. en
dc.type Article en


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