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Actor and Partner Effects of Strategies to Manage and to Cope with Conflict Between Work and Family Roles

Actor and Partner Effects of Strategies to Manage and to Cope with Conflict Between Work and Family Roles

This dissertation built on the work-family literature in two major ways. First, I investigated strategies to manage and to cope with conflict between work and family roles. I examined professional, familial and personal outcomes associated with strategies that individuals engage in to manage work and family roles using a revised version of the Dual Earner Coping Scale, and with strategies to cope with conflict between work and family roles using a recommended categorization method based on...

General Vs. Specific Ability Tradeoffs in Personnel Selection: Consequences for Validity and Subgroup Differences

General Vs. Specific Ability Tradeoffs in Personnel Selection: Consequences for Validity and Subgroup Differences

This study suggests that the use of specific ability measure(s) in selection may offer a better balance between validity and subgroup differences than does g. A practical approach was taken to offer guidance to practitioners trying to balance multiple goals (i.e., efficiency and equity). These findings were consistent across approaches, further suggesting that organizations faced with administrative constraints may be able to take a job-analytic approach to selecting and weighting specific...

Structural Equation Modeling With EQS

Structural Equation Modeling With EQS

Researchers and students who want a more accessible alternative to the EQS manual will find exactly what they're looking for in this practical text. Written specifically for those with little to no knowledge of structural equation modeling (SEM) or EQS the author ""walks"" the reader through the varied steps involved in the process of testing SEM models: model specification and estimation, assessment of model fit, EQS output, and interpretation of findings. Each of the book's numerous...

Predicting Real World Behaviors from Virtual World Data

Predicting Real World Behaviors from Virtual World Data

There is a growing body of literature that focuses on the similarities and differences between how people behave in the offline world vs. how they behave in these virtual environments. Data mining has aided in discovering interesting insights with respect to how people behave in these virtual environments. The book addresses prediction, mining and analysis of offline characteristics and behaviors from online data and vice versa. Each chapter will focus on a different aspect of virtual worlds...

Gender Role Attitudes as a Predictor of Relational Maintenance: A Relationship to Quality of Married Life

Gender Role Attitudes as a Predictor of Relational Maintenance: A Relationship to Quality of Married Life

Traditional gender role attitudes are negatively correlated with egalitarian gender role attitudes and relational maintenance. There is a strong negative relationship between egalitarian and traditional gender role attitudes, indicating the two are structured as opposites. More women reported an egalitarian gender role attitude than men, even though both sexes reported an egalitarian attitude. Women reported significantly higher scores for the relational maintenance activities of openness and...

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What is wrong with the pay equality prediction?

But wait. Last year, we were told that the gender gap would be closed by 2095 — nearly 40 years sooner. How did things get so much worse in just a year? Well, you may be surprised to learn that that number — pay parity in 2133 — doesn't actually show ...

Fatigue Can Persist in RA Even in Remission

In the bivariate linear regression analyses, female gender, higher pain, lower physical function ... Source Reference: Olsen CL "Prediction of fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis patients in remission or low disease activity" Arthritis Care Res 2015; DOI ...

What a Truly Effective Sex Ed Curriculum Looks Like

Puberty is often defined by pressures to conform to conventional gender roles, as well as by experiences of bullying, eating disorders, sexual harassment and first sexual intercourse. Moreover, bullying in late elementary school is a predictor of dating ...

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