Work-Family Balance, Definition(s) of

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"The extent to which individuals are equally involved in-and equally satisfied with-their work role and their family role." (Greenhaus & Singh, Collins & Shaw).

"… low levels of interrole conflict and high levels of interrole facilitation represent work-family balance" (p. 145). (Frone, 2003).

"The notion that simultaneously engaging in multiple work and family roles is beneficial for the physical, mental, and relationship health of individuals." (Greenhaus & Singh)

Glossary Source: 

Greenhaus, J. & Singh, R. (2003, February 25). Work-Family Linkages, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Frone, M. R. (2003). Work-family balance. In J. C. Quick & L. E. Tetric (Eds.). Handbook of occupational health psychology (pp. 143-162). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Greenhaus, J. & Singh, R. (2003, February 25). Work-Family Linkages, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.