Mediating effect of job satisfaction on the relationship between work-life balance and job performance among academics

This paper highlights the data screening for the research on mediating effect of job satisfaction on the relationship between work-life balance and job performance among full-time academics. It had 354 samples from the public universities located in Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT).

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Graduate student parents' perceptions of resources to support degree completion: implications for family therapy programs

This study explored graduate student parents' perceptions about the usefulness of campus, community, and potential resources. The results indicated that graduate student parents placed the greatest value on financial and childcare resources as well as having a supportive faculty advisor.

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It's "like walking on broken glass": Pan-Canadian reflections on work-family conflict from psychology women faculty and graduate students

Studies on work-family conflict amongst university faculty members indicate that women experience significantly more conflict in balancing their dual roles than their male counterparts. Research suggests that female faculty may be disadvantaged because of the norms structuring academic environments, which seemingly accommodate the life courses of men.

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"My life is too chaotic to practice what i preach": perceived benefits and challenges of being an academic women in family therapy and family studies programs

The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of female faculty in family therapy and family studies graduate programs. Specifically, we were interested in how female faculty members in these programs experienced their roles as academics, partners, and/or parents.

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Flexibility, sacrifice and insecurity: a Canadian study assessing the challenges of balancing work and family in academia

Semi-structured interviews (N= 21) were conducted with faculty working at a small liberal arts campus in Western Canada during the summer of 2015. The research explored faculty's perceptions of balance between their roles as academics and as parents, as well as similarities and differences between men's and women's experiences.

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Understanding gender inequality and the role of the work/family interface in contemporary academia: an introductio

This double special issue gathers a series of nuanced critically conceptual and case-study research showing that in the contemporary European context, despite regional differences in gender regimes, political and economic demands and organizational cultures, work/life balance policies and their translation into practice remains a highly ambiguous issue.

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Images, ideals and constraints in times of neoliberal transformations: reproduction and profession as conflicting or complementary spheres in academia?

The article deals with structural, cultural and habitual concepts, principles and ideals of parenthood in the German academic working context. It focuses on social processes of transformation and reconfiguration of reproduction and profession, which means within work and family spheres and especially within academia in times of neoliberalism, economisation and globalisation.

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