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Employed Women’s Well-Being: The Global and Daily Impact of Work

  • Wendy Campione
Original Paper

Abstract

Although women derive satisfaction and self-efficacy from work, the potential for stress and the need for balance of multiple roles are of great concern. Utilizing a sample of women from the National Longitudinal Survey cohort Young Women in 1997, this study develops a model which delineates global well-being, measured as life satisfaction and daily well-being, measured as depression, and tests the impact of personal, family, and work variables specifically chosen for each well-being measure. Findings suggest that in addition to personal and family variables, union membership, supervisory capacity, recent promotion, and government employment are significant correlates of global life satisfaction and irregular shifts, paid leave, and telecommuting are significant correlates of daily depression.

Keywords

Alternative work Multiple roles Well-being 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The W. A. Franke College of BusinessNorthern Arizona UniversityFlagstaffUSA

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