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“The Family-Supportive Supervisor is one who is sympathetic to the employee’s desire to seek balance between work and family who engages in efforts to help the employee accommodate his or her work and family responsibilities” (Allen, 2001, p. 417).

Glossary Source: 

Allen, T. D.  (2001). Family-supportive work environments: The role of organizational perceptions.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 58, 414-435.