After hours teleworking and boundary management: Effects on work-family conflict.

  title={After hours teleworking and boundary management: Effects on work-family conflict.},
  author={David Jostell and Sven Hemlin},
  volume={60 3},
BACKGROUND There is a need for a better understanding of how the use of technology to complete work outside regular office hours is related to work-life outcomes. Few studies have also investigated how individual differences in work-nonwork boundary management relate to work-life outcomes. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to examine how teleworking outside regular office hours and individual boundary management relate to work-family conflict. METHODS A web survey was sent to fulltime… 

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