The Relationship between Recovery Experience and Life Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Work-Family Enrichment

Yaran Zhou
2021 Psychology  
Objectives: To analyze the factors that affect the life satisfaction of employees and to explore the mechanism of recovery experience affecting life satisfaction. Methods: The study uses the questionnaire survey to conduct convenient sampling surveys. Sonnentag and Fritz's Recovery Experience Scale, Work-Family Gain Scale developed by Carlson et al. and Life Satisfaction Scale developed by Diener et al. were used to survey 500 employees in Wuhan. Results: Regression analysis revealed that
more » ... ry experience positively influenced life satisfaction. Direct effect of recovery experience on life satisfaction is 0.646 (p < 0.01). Mediation analysis found that recovery experience influenced life satisfaction through work-family enrichment. Indirect effect of recovery experience on life satisfaction is 0.213 (p < 0.001). Conclusions: 1) Employees' recovery experience positively predicted life satisfaction; 2) Work-family enrichment mediated the relationship between recovery experience and life satisfaction. Our results show both limitations and intriguing directions for future research.
doi:10.4236/psych.2021.124034 fatcat:hemhz22bonfx7ftawzksjai5lm