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Unformatted text preview: 03:25 Work-Family Conflict • Should I take care of the family, or take care of my job? • Work-to-family conflict occurs when experiences at work interfere with family life like extensive, irregular, or inflexible work hours, work overload and other forms of job stress, interpersonal conflict at work, extensive travel, career transitions, unsupportive supervisor or organization. o Ex: an unexpected meeting late in the day may prevent a parent from picking up his or her child from school. Work-Family Enrichment • The extent to which experiences in one role improve the quality of life in the other role. o 2 two paths to enrichment: instrumental & affective. • Work-to-family enrichment occurs when work experiences improve the quality of one’s family life • Family-to-work enrichment occurs when family experiences improve the quality of one’s work life. Privilege and Oppression Privilege: processes that serve to obtain or retain cultural resources (such as access to education, housing,) for high status members. • 1. Special advantage-not common or universal (something that is not common to everyone) • 2.Granted, not earned through personal merit • 3. Given to people of a certain status or rank • 4. Benefits the recipient of the privilege at a detriment (e.g., oppression) to 4....
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This document was uploaded on 03/06/2011.
- Spring '11