Work-Life Issues

Precursors and consequences of work-family conflict are examined, with particular attention to gender differences and age differences in the way work-life issues are handled.

Current Studies

  • burden of care:  childcare and adultcare responsibilities
  • commuting and work-life balance
  • downtime as a recovery mechanism for managing time pressures of work and home life
  • measuring family and work domain boundaries
  • work-life issues and retirement decisions
  • work-school conflict, enrichment, and engagement