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Complexities and challenges in the work‐family interface

Complexities and challenges in the work‐family interface Purpose – The purpose of this brief paper is to introduce the papers in this special issue of Journal of Managerial Psychology , focused on “Complexities and challenges in the work‐family interface”. Design/methodology/approach – The paper first introduces the theme of the special issue, and a brief outline of each paper contained in it is given. Findings – There is concern that progress in the work‐family research area has been somewhat restricted and may have failed to take sufficient account of the complexity of work‐family issues. Originality/value – The literature on the work‐family interface is complex, and theory in the field is uncertain and under‐developed. The papers in this special issue should further understanding of the challenges and complexities underscoring the work‐family interface. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Managerial Psychology Emerald Publishing

Complexities and challenges in the work‐family interface

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0268-3946
DOI
10.1108/02683940810861347
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this brief paper is to introduce the papers in this special issue of Journal of Managerial Psychology , focused on “Complexities and challenges in the work‐family interface”. Design/methodology/approach – The paper first introduces the theme of the special issue, and a brief outline of each paper contained in it is given. Findings – There is concern that progress in the work‐family research area has been somewhat restricted and may have failed to take sufficient account of the complexity of work‐family issues. Originality/value – The literature on the work‐family interface is complex, and theory in the field is uncertain and under‐developed. The papers in this special issue should further understanding of the challenges and complexities underscoring the work‐family interface.

Journal

Journal of Managerial PsychologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 28, 2008

Keywords: Family; Sociology of work

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