Work-to-family enrichment and voice behavior in China: The role of modernity

Haina Zhang, Xia Zhou, Ying Wang, Malcolm H. Cone
2011 Frontiers of Business Research in China  
There is a lack of knowledge in the literature regarding the effects of the work-family interface on employees' behaviors while taking into consideration of cultural values in developing countries. This study investigates the impact of work-to-family enrichment on employees' voice behavior by focusing on the moderating role of modernity in a Chinese setting. Results from a survey of 230 Chinese married managers indicate that work-to-family enrichment positively influences voice behavior. In
more » ... ce behavior. In addition, the enrichment-voice relationship is weaker when modernity is high rather than low. The findings are discussed in terms of their theoretical and practical implications for human resource management.
doi:10.1007/s11782-011-0128-1 fatcat:fam24odn5ffqrpy3os2wrsjlwa