Managing work, family, and school roles: disengagement strategies can help and hinder.

  title={Managing work, family, and school roles: disengagement strategies can help and hinder.},
  author={Bonnie Hayden Cheng and Julie M. McCarthy},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
  volume={18 3},
  • B. Cheng, J. McCarthy
  • Published 20 May 2013
  • Psychology, Business
  • Journal of occupational health psychology
The extent to which individuals manage multiple role domains has yet to be fully understood. We advance past research by examining the effect of interrole conflict among three very common and critically important life roles-work, family, and school-on three corresponding types of satisfaction. Further, we examine individual-based techniques that can empower people to manage multiple roles. In doing so, we integrate the disengagement strategies from the work recovery and coping literatures… 

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