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Journal of Business and Psychology

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 303–324 | Cite as

Work-family Conflict, Work-family Culture, and Organizational Citizenship Behavior Among Teachers

  • Jennifer DeNicolis Bragger
  • Ofelia Rodriguez-Srednicki
  • Eugene J. Kutcher
  • Lisa Indovino
  • Erin Rosner
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Abstract

Two hundred three teachers completed measures of work-family culture, work-family conflict, organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB). Pearson correlations indicated that OCB was related negatively to work-family conflict, and positively to work-family culture, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment. Hierarchical regression analyses indicated that work-family culture predicts work-family conflict, and that various forms of work-family conflict predict OCB. Analyses also showed that work-family culture predicts both organizational commitment and OCB, and that organizational commitment does not mediate the relationship between work-family culture and OCB. The findings support the importance for schools to foster a positive work-family culture.

Key words

organizational citizenship behavior work-family conflict work-family culture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer DeNicolis Bragger
    • 1
  • Ofelia Rodriguez-Srednicki
    • 1
  • Eugene J. Kutcher
    • 2
  • Lisa Indovino
    • 3
  • Erin Rosner
    • 3
  1. 1.Montclair State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Montclair State UniversityUSA

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