Role Transition as Interrole Conflict

  • Evert van de Vliert
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 23)

Abstract

When a woman takes her degree, only to get married and become a mother a little later, she experiences three permanent role transitions in succession. A woman office manager who is sandwiched between what her employees and what her superiors expect of her is struggling with an intrarole conflict. And someone who combines her role as a housewife with a job has a dual task which places her in a classic interrole conflict (family duties versus pressing work).

Keywords

Expense Defend Broom Proval 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Evert van de Vliert
    • 1
  1. 1.Free UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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