Work-family Interfase and Job Performance: Job Satisfaction as Mediator

Sebastián Gabini (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Argentina Facultad de Psicología y Relaciones Humanas.)
Solana Salessi (Consejo Nac. de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales)

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The objective of the study was to examine the relationships between work-family interfase, job satisfaction and job performance in an Argentinian workers sample. A cross-sectional empirical study, based on explicative-associative strategy, was designed. An availability sample of 383 workers (195 male) from different kinds of organizations was conformed. Based on past evidence, it was hypothesized the mediator role of job satisfaction. Structural equation analysis showed that the indirect effects of work-family interfase dimensions (conflict and enrichment) on job performance through job satisfaction were statically significant, which indicated partial mediation. All variables explained 72% of job performance variance. Empirical findings and practical implications of the study are discussed. 


work-family enrichment; work-family conflict; job satisfaction; job performance; explicative model

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