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Work-Family Relationship, Definition(s) of
“‘Managing work-family relationships’ dealt, respectively, with work and marital satisfaction, husbands’ and wives’ work time, dual career couples, and work-family supportive practices” (Young, 1999, p. 37).
“For the purpose of the present study, the perceived fairness of work/family benefits is defined as a belief about the exchange relationship between employees and employers that deals with the offering and usage of work/family benefits” (Parker & Allen, 2001, p. 454).
Work/family benefits have been defined as “any benefit, working condition, or personnel policy that has been shown to empirically decrease job-family conflicts among employed parents” (Glass & Fujimoto, 1995, p. 382).
Young, M. B. (1999). Work-family backlash: Begging the question, what's fair? The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 562, 32-46.
Parker, L., & Allen, T. D. (2001). Work/family benefits: Variables related to employees' fairness perceptions. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 58, 453-468.
Glass, J., & Fujimoto, T. (1995). Employer characteristics and the provision of family responsive policies. Work and Occupations, 22, 380-411.
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