Work Environment Characteristics as Determinants of Work to Family Conflict Among Working Females, Egypt [post]

Hanaa Zayed, Ibrahim Kabbash, Rania Elsalamy, Sanaa Abdo
2021 unpublished
BackgroundPositive work practice environment is the corner stone for control and relieving of work to family conflict (WFC). Objectiveso determine the prevalence of work to family conflict and to study the relation between work to family conflicts and work environment characteristics among full-time female employees at Tanta University Medical Campus. MethodsA cross sectional study was carried among female employees working in the five Faculties that present at Tanta University Medical Campus.
more » ... total of 442 female workers were recruited. Data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire including personal characteristics, work related data and home responsibilities. Job characteristics scales, work to family and family to work spillovers scales were used to study their correlation. ResultsParticipants' mean age was 39.87 ± 10.07 years. Significant positive correlation was detected between; skills discretion and both of positive work to family and family to work spillovers (r= 0.361, r= 0.288, P=0. 0.001 respectively), similar relations were reported regarding decision authority, coworkers support and supervisors support. The negative work to family and family to work spillovers significantly increased by increasing in work demands (r= 0. 0.315, r= 0.218, P=0. 0.001 respectively). Significant and negative correlations were found between each of skills discretion & supervisors support scales and the negative impact of family to work spillover (r= -0.130; P= 0.006, r= -0.167; P= 0.001, respectively). ConclusionPositive work practices environment is a significant determinant to prevent and control work to family conflict.
doi:10.21203/ fatcat:q4edyh4tufg6hi52n77mi2g3uq