Service Structure As Predictor Of Work Stress, Work-Family Conflict And Family-Work Conflict

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Dr. Andleeb Akhtar , Ms. Saira Bano , Dr. Sameena Humayun Khan , Ms. Kinza Ishtiaq , Ms. Rimsha Ajmal


The research investigated relationship and work stress levels, work-family conflicts, and family-work conflicts among university teachers. This research aimed to investigate whether service structure predicts work stress, work-family conflicts, family-work conflicts amongst university teachers. Convenient  sampling technique was used. Sample consisted of 80 participants i.e. 41 teachers from COMSATS University Abbottabad and 40 teachers from the University of Haripur. Work and Family Conflict Scale and Work Stress Scale were used. Result indicated a significant positive correlation between work -family conflict, family-work, and work stress. Work-family conflict and family-work conflict positively predicted work stress and non-significant gender difference in work work -family conflict, family-work, and work stress. Younger employees experience significantly more work stress. Nuclear family system, higher education level and among designations, Assistant Professors have more work-family conflict. Institutions differ significantly on family-work conflict. Faculty of Tenure Track System (TTS) experience significanlty higher work-family conflict, family-work conflict, and work stress than Basic Pay Scale (BPS) faculty. The demographic variables like educational level, institution, and job experience significantly impact work-family conflict, family-work conflict, and work stress.

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