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Family supportive supervisor behaviors and organizational culture: Effects on work engagement and performance

Available Online http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/22/2/207/
Publication Date April 2017
Author Yasin Rofcanin, Mireia Las Heras, and Arnold B. Bakker
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This study examines the relationship between family supportive supervisor behavior (FSSB), employee engagement, and employee performance. Using a sample of 654 employees and 134 managers, results suggest that engagement mediated the relationship between FSSB and performance. Results also suggest that family supportive organizational culture moderated the relationship between FSSB and engagement. The study concludes that the findings have implications for practices regarding flexible work arrangement and other family supportive policies.

Keywords Family, support, performance, culture, flexible work arrangements
Reference

Rofcanin, Y., Las Heras, M., & Bakker, A. B. (2016). Family supportive supervisor behaviors and organizational culture: Effects on work engagement and performance. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22(2), 207-217.

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