Work–family enrichment and satisfaction: the mediating role of self-efficacy and work–life balance

  title={Work–family enrichment and satisfaction: the mediating role of self-efficacy and work–life balance},
  author={Xi Wen Chan and Thomas Kalliath and Paula Brough and Oi Ling Siu and Michael P. O’driscoll and Carolyn Timms},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Resource Management},
  pages={1755 - 1776}
Although the direct effects of work–family enrichment on satisfaction are well-documented, previous theoretical predictions and empirical findings of the relationship have been inconsistent. Drawing on social cognitive theory, the current research examined how work–family enrichment contributes to job and family satisfaction by exploring the mediating mechanisms of self-efficacy and work–life balance. This study also empirically validated a new self-efficacy measure using the work–life… 

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