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Explanation of Work -Family Conflict through Psychological Capital among Nurses
Mehdi Sabokro , Mohammad Bagher Fallahi
, mb.fallahi88@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Today, work-family conflict among nurses is a major issue for organizations. This research was administered to investigate the effect of psychological capital on work-family conflict among nurses.
Methods: This study was correlational from the research methodology perspective. The statistical population of this study included 354 nurses of Shohadaye Kargar Hospital. The sample size was calculated through Cochran formula and a sample of 185 nurses were selected through the random classification method. In order to collect the research data, standard questionnaires of Psychological Capital, Work-Family Conflict, and Family-Work Conflict were used, the validity of which was checked through content validity and structural validity, while reliability was checked through Cronbach's alpha. Data analysis was performed by structural equation modeling using SPSS and Amos software.
Results: The results of this study revealed that Psychological Capital is an effective factor on Work-Family Conflict and Family-Work Conflict. Also, the results of Sub hypotheses indicated that hope, as one of the dimensions of Psychological Capital, had the highest effect on these conflicts. Finally, the results revealed that self-efficiency and optimism had no significant effect on Work-Family Conflict and Family-Work Conflict, respectively.
Conclusions: Psychological capital can be an appropriate solution to reduce Work-Family Conflict among nurses. Due to the importance of this subject, officials of hospitals should take appropriate actions to maintain or increase psychological capital among nurses.
 
Keywords: Psychological Capital, Work -Family Conflict, Family-Work Conflict, Nurses
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Type of Study: Nursing Management and Administration | Subject: nursing
Received: 2017/08/30
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Sabokro M, Fallahi M B. Explanation of Work -Family Conflict through Psychological Capital among Nurses. IJNR. 2018; 13 (2) :81-89
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