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Work-family interface in Iranian women : the roles of religiosity and gender-role ideology / Arezou Elliyoon

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dc.contributor.advisor Derry, Robbin
dc.contributor.author Elliyoon, Arezou
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-07T21:55:21Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-07T21:55:21Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/2603
dc.description viii, 89 leaves ; 29 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract This research assessed the effect of religious orientation on experiences of Iranian women in balancing their work and family roles. Based on the proposed relationships among main variables of this study which are religiosity, gender-role ideology, work-family conflict and work-family facilitation, it was also hypothesized that gender-role ideology would mediate the relationships between religiosity and work-family conflict/facilitation. The participants of this study were 221 Iranian female employees working in the Wood and Glue Industry. The results supported some of the developed hypotheses. For instance, they showed that women with stronger religious beliefs felt the extra time spent on work responsibilities would have been better devoted to family roles. Further, the women who indicated that the role of religion is highly significant in their lives experienced less conflict between the behaviors performed at home and those performed at work. The results did not support the hypothesized mediating role of gender-role ideology. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2010 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management) en_US
dc.subject Working mothers -- Iran en_US
dc.subject Women -- Iran -- Social conditions en_US
dc.subject Work and family -- Iran en_US
dc.subject Work and family -- Religious aspects -- Islam en_US
dc.subject Work-life balance -- Iran en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.title Work-family interface in Iranian women : the roles of religiosity and gender-role ideology / Arezou Elliyoon en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Management en_US
dc.degree.level Masters


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