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    The interface of work and families among Thai nursing staff

    Tengpongthorn, C. and McDowall, Almuth (2008) The interface of work and families among Thai nursing staff. In: Division of Occupational Psychology, 9th - 11th January 2008, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Work/life balance may vary across cultures and occupations. We interviewed 20 Thai nurses to investigate how they facilitate the interface of work and family, and used grounded theory to analyse data. Conflict is experienced but differs between single and married and younger and older. It appears facilitated where work is also experienced as a ‘family’. We will discuss in the light of existing models, and highlight the importance of cross-cultural differences to facilitate work/life balance.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Organizational Psychology
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2016 15:57
    Last Modified: 18 Feb 2016 15:57
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/14402

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