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Consequences for Men of Dual Career Marriages Implications for Organisations

Consequences for Men of Dual Career Marriages Implications for Organisations Increasing numbers of men today are partners in dual careermarriages. However, the professional and personal consequences of thislifestyle for mens traditional roles are not yet well understood.Utilising an indepth interview methodology, an exploratory researchstudy of 30 dual career partners focused on husbands and wivesperceptions of the effect of wives careers on men. Predominantlypositive professional and personal effects for husbands were identified,with mens ages and the evolution in some marital structures fromtraditional to nontraditional as apparent moderators of these outcomes.Specific consequences for men are discussed and implications of thestudy for organisations career development and human resource functionsare considered. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Managerial Psychology Emerald Publishing

Consequences for Men of Dual Career Marriages Implications for Organisations

Journal of Managerial Psychology , Volume 5 (1): 6 – Jan 1, 1990

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0268-3946
DOI
10.1108/02683949010005661
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Abstract

Increasing numbers of men today are partners in dual careermarriages. However, the professional and personal consequences of thislifestyle for mens traditional roles are not yet well understood.Utilising an indepth interview methodology, an exploratory researchstudy of 30 dual career partners focused on husbands and wivesperceptions of the effect of wives careers on men. Predominantlypositive professional and personal effects for husbands were identified,with mens ages and the evolution in some marital structures fromtraditional to nontraditional as apparent moderators of these outcomes.Specific consequences for men are discussed and implications of thestudy for organisations career development and human resource functionsare considered.

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Journal of Managerial PsychologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1990

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