Work-family enrichment of dual-earner couples: a longitudinal study on the effects of personal resources

Delia Virga, Alina Matei
2020 Psihologia Resurselor Umane  
The current study investigated the dyadic longitudinal interaction between psychological capital as a personal resourceand work-family enrichment. Work-family enrichment is a positive transfer by both men and women from the homedomain's job experience. The study involved 129 couples with a broad age range measured at two measurement occasionsspaced three months apart. The design was built on the Work-Home Resources and Spillover-Crossover models. Theanalyses applied in this study were based on
more » ... tudy were based on Actor–Partner Interdependence Models and extended Common Fate Models.Psychological capital is a predictor of the interpersonal (between partners) and intrapersonal (within the self) level forWFE in the models conducted on dyadic data. Furthermore, shared work-family enrichment predicted sharedpsychological capital from both partners. Thus, personal resources predicted work-family enrichment three months later.Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
doi:10.24837/pru.v18i2.473 fatcat:wnncfljisvdnhpgvycldsa4oz4