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increases exhaustion based on high job demands as a con- dition that also needs energy. This is consistent with the reported positive link between psychological commitment to the role and role strain [9] and with the assumption of role theory that multiple life roles result in the inter-role conflict when individuals experience difficulty performing each role successfully because of conflicting demands [1]. The positive relationship between marital role commit- ment and emotional strain also derives from overextended job demands, which can be seen in the context of possible lack of family support, especially emotional support from the spouse as a more important factor in decreasing work- family conflict and family–work conflict than perceived ge - neric support, i.e., organizational and perceived supervi- sor support [32]. It should be mentioned that participants in this study, particularly teachers and health care profes- sionals are overloaded by administrative job demands that DISCUSSION In this study, the relationship of parental, marital and oc- cupational role salience to subjective well-being at various levels of family-supportive organization perception among health care professionals (doctors and nurses), primary and secondary school teachers and bankers was explored. It was found that surveyed employees in health care, edu- cational and financial sector expressed relatively high at - tachment to their parental and marital role and reported slightly lower commitment to occupational role. Consider- ing that one of the aspects of achieved work–family balance is equal engagement in both work and family roles [2], it can be concluded that balance of life roles among partici- pants in this study is at a quite acceptable level. In regard to subjective well-being, respondents reported they were moderately exhausted by exposed work demands and more than average satisfied with their life in general. Results from applied hierarchical linear regression analy- ses revealed that study participants who perceived an orga- nization as strongly supportive for their family issues and had more children, expressed higher degree of pleasure. Namely, in accordance to Ho et al.’s [21] explanation, it can be concluded that employees with positive family-sup- portive organization perception were more satisfied with their family and had opportunities to build high quality relations with their children. Accordingly, the number of children statistically significantly contributed to feeling of fulfillment and happiness, i.e., to life satisfaction in gen - eral. In that constellation, as it was found, only occupa- tional role salience significantly predicted life satisfaction, but the relationship between these 2 variables was weaker in the mentioned group of respondents.
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