Enhancement Hypothesis, Definition(s) of

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  • D (26)
  • E (34)
  • F (43)
  • G (20)
  • H (19)
  • I (27)
  • J (11)
  • K (1)
  • L (16)
  • M (27)
  • N (18)
  • O (18)
  • P (33)
  • Q (5)
  • R (30)
  • S (59)
  • T (16)
  • U (4)
  • V (7)
  • W (39)

"Individual's supply of energy is abundant and expandable." (Hammer & Thompson citing Marks)

"Multiple roles may increase or enhance one's energy by increasing sources of identity, self-esteem, rewards, and resources available to cope with the multiple demands."

Glossary Source: 

As defined by Hammer & Thompson citing Marks in Work-Family Role Conflict, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College. Retrieved from: http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/encyclopedia_entry.php?id=264.

Marks, S. R. (1977). Multiple roles and role strain: Some notes on human energy, time and commitment. American Sociological Review, 42, 921-936.

Thoits, P. A. (1987). Negotiating roles. In F. J. Crosby (Ed.). Spouse, parent, worker (pp. 11-22). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press