Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/189828
Authors: 
Lott, Yvonne
Year of Publication: 
2018
Series/Report no.: 
WSI Working Paper 210
Abstract: 
Using data from the 2015/2016 German Family Panel (pairfam), this article examines the intra-individual and crossover effects of work contact in leisure time on satisfaction with work-life balance. Results of mediation analyses show that individuals who have work contact in leisure time are less satisfied with their work-life balance because of the (perceived) obligation to be available after work hours. Partners, by contrast, are less satisfied with work-life balance only when the other partner actually has work contact in leisure time. The negative association between work contact/availability and satisfaction with work-life balance is mediated in both partners by work-home conflict.
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