Personality and inter-role conflict and enrichment: Investigating the mediating role of support

  title={Personality and inter-role conflict and enrichment: Investigating the mediating role of support},
  author={Alyssa Friede Westring and Ann Marie Ryan},
  journal={Human Relations},
  pages={1815 - 1834}
Although researchers have discussed the relationships between personality and inter-role conflict and enrichment, little research explores why these relationships exist. This study examines the role of perceptions of support as one such mechanism. We expect that individuals with more positive core self-evaluations will perceive greater levels of support, which will enable them to avoid inter-role conflict and take advantage of opportunities for inter-role enrichment. In the current study, the… 

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