The relationship between family-to-work conflict of employee and co-workers' turnover intention

Tavakol Sharafi, Zohreh Dehdashti shahrokh
2012 Management Science Letters  
Previous studies have convincingly shown that employees' family lives can affect their work outcomes. We investigate whether family-to-work conflict (FWC) experienced by the employee also affects the turnover intention of a co-worker. We predict that the employee's FWC has an effect on the co-worker's turnover intention through the crossover of positive and negative work attitudes. Using a sample of 154 co-worker dyads, we found that the employee FWC was positively related to co-worker turnover
more » ... intention through the crossover of (reduced) work engagement. Results show that family matters at work, affecting employee. In addition, employee's job engagement was positively related to his (her) co-worker job engagement and it was negatively related co-worker turnover intention and employee's FWC was not positively related to co-worker turnover intention trough the crossover of (reduced) feelings of engagement.
doi:10.5267/j.msl.2011.10.008 fatcat:id4czf5nojfy7d5ttbzvzftur4