Development and Validation of a Multidimensional Measure of Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (FSSB).

@article{Hammer2009DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and Validation of a Multidimensional Measure of Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (FSSB).},
  author={Leslie B. Hammer and Ellen Ernst Kossek and Nanette L. Yragui and Todd E. Bodner and Ginger C Hanson},
  journal={Journal of management},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={837-856}
}
Due to growing work-family demands, supervisors need to effectively exhibit family supportive supervisor behaviors (FSSB). Drawing on social support theory and using data from two samples of lower wage workers, the authors develop and validate a measure of FSSB, defined as behaviors exhibited by supervisors that are supportive of families. FSSB is conceptualized as a multidimensional superordinate construct with four subordinate dimensions: emotional support, instrumental support, role modeling… CONTINUE READING
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