Impact of Work-Family Interference on Life Satisfaction among the Women Employees in Police Sector

Dr.A.Vimala .

Abstract


The critical problem faced by female employees is the tension that exists between their personal lives and career pursuits. This tension may be viewed as a form of conflict in which the role pressure from the work and family domain are incompatible. In short involvement in one role becomes more difficult in another role.  Today, Women employees are struggle to satisfy the work and family in the work force for its conducive to with lower employee turnover, higher engagement and greater service for both in family and job. The present study examines the work-family role conflict among the women employees in public service sector. This have been determined by Work satisfaction in terms of work role characteristics like work demand, work exhaustion and supervisor. The findings revels that job demand and job exhaustion and supervisors support significantly influence on work and family role conflict of the respondents. Supervisors support is the strongest predictor followed by job demand and work exhaustion on work interference with family. Among the three explanatory variables, job demand and work exhaustion have been showed higher positive direct effect on the dependent variable of work and family role. The job demand also had higher positive indirect effect through work exhaustion on the dependent variable. Similarly work exhaustion also had higher positive indirect effect on the dependent variable. The findings and implications of the will help the women respondents to overcome their work-family role conflict.

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Work demand, family demand, work satisfaction and life satisfaction.

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