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    ASSIGNMENT Work-family conflict (and family-work conflict) are both linked with a variety of negative outcomes for workers. But as technology becomes omnipresent in peoples’ lives, the line between work and home continues to blur. What effect does this have on well being and job performance? Will people burn out faster than ever before? Balancing the demands of work and responsibilities of the family is an ongoing concern in organisations. We are in the busiest era. Gone are the days of scheduled work hours. With the technology advancement today, such as cell phones with pinging and instant messaging, wireless internet access, and the mobile office following us wherever we go, it is easier to take the office on the road when we travel, even…

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    Role Stress and Work family Conflict Literature on conflict between work and family roles suggested that work-family conflict exists when : (a) time devoted to the requirements of one role makes it difficult to fulfill requirements of another; (b) strain from anticipation in one role makes it difficult to fulfill requirements of another; and (c) specific behavior required by one role make it difficult to fulfill the requirements of another (Greenhaus && Beutell, 1985). Boles and Babbin…

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    Work-family conflict is one of the most important hurdles to work through in life because this is an issue that will always be there from time to time. According to Jex, work-family conflict is discussed as a bidirectional conflict in that the conflict works the other way around as in family-work conflict as well. The conflict comes into play when the demands of work are greater than the demands of family or the demands of family are greater than that of work. Trying to make two separate…

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    Work And Family Conflict

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    Work and Family Conflicts refer to the incompatibility of demands responsibility the family and career assignments. Broadly, the concept outlines the pressures that executive and men face regarding the mutually incompatible or bidirectional association arising from the inter-role differences between a particular person’s family and the assignment (Munsch 23). Normally, the existence of the conflict evinces when a person is unable to manage the work or family responsibilities. Evidently, both the…

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    job were selected for the analysis in order to highlight the potential effects of work/family conflict (Lu et al., 2011). Description of Data and Descriptive Statistics A wide variety of data was collected for this article, some of which are discrete variables, such as Sex, Marital status, Rank, and Working spouse. All of these were given a score based on a nominal scale, and were then categorized accordingly (e.g. Sex is 1 = male, 2 = female or Rank is 1 = managers, 2 = employees). Other…

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    Each scale was measured using a 5-point Likert scale. Mindfulness was measured using The Cognitive and Affective Mindfulness Scale-Revised. Psychological detachment from work time off was measured with the 4-item subscale Recovery Experience Questionnaire. Strain-based work-family conflict was assessed with the 3-item subscale for strain based work-family conflict using the Work Family Conflict scale and the fourth scale was measuring satisfaction with work-life balance, using the Satisfaction…

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    this assignment I have chosen to assess the conflict from Tim O’Connell’s point of view. The main conflict Tim is facing is that he has a two week deadline that his staff is not prepared to meet. Tim is faced with a cognitive conflict in which his staff and he have competing goals (Schwon & Gueldenzoph Snyder, 2014). I have to get this project done in two weeks. The conflict is part of my team has already been granted vacation time to spend Christmas with their families. The other part of the…

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    The Jungle and Fast Food Nation have many scenarios throughout the books where conflict and cooperation is used. Both of these books were very good examples or major conflicts that ended up having to be compromised and, or solved. Cooperation ensues when a member or members of a group work together to achieve a probable goal. Conflict obviously occurs when a rival group seeks to intimidate, harm, or even sabotage each other. In The Jungle, the main character, Jurgis, and his family are facing…

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    with the group and other team members. Storming is when conflict is expected to arise and tension is created. This is also the stage that helps define group tasks and allows member to become familiar with the different ways that the team members work. Norming is where the group members begin to come together as a team and work together. Performing is the stage in which a team acts as an effective group and the team members contribute to a well functioning team. The final stage, adjourning, is…

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    An Isolated People Isolation defined as the act of being isolated, likens itself to loneliness. Being astray of a group or of a singular body and mind without the presence of others. Isolation can be caused by man vs self and a person isolating themselves. Man vs group or world or even society isolating that single man is a possibility of a cause of isolation and what are the effects of such a concept.In One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Alexander Solzhenitsyn uses the external conflict…

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