WORK AND FAMILY ENRICHMENT AMONG DUAL CAREER UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS IN PAKISTAN: A QUALITATIVE INSIGHT
Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government,
2021, Volume 27, Issue 5, Pages 1045-1066
AbstractOf late, organizational behavior literature details the notion of work-family enrichment and more
attention was gained by the said concept. However, in previous studies supporting emerges from
the work and family front has ignored. The purpose of this research is to qualitatively explore the
role of family and work as predictors of family-to-work enrichment (FWE) and work-to-family
enrichment (WFE) among dual-career employees in higher education institutions of Pakistan.
Data were gathered through the semi-structured interview from 22 faculty members of
universities. Further, thematic analysis was applied by using NVivo-11 software. Findings
supported the family support and also the work support for developing both work-to-family and
family-to-work enrichment. The research signals the significance of ensuring organizational
support for having effective employees. This study extends the literature of work and family by
including role support for having FEW and WEF which is rarely studied in the Pakistani context.
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