WORK-FAMILY CONFLICT AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH JOB SATISFACTION, FAMILY SATISFACTION, AND SOCIAL SUPPORT AMONG TUTORS IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION, GHANA
AbstractThe study explored work-family conflict (WFC) among tutors in colleges of education in the Central and WesternRegions in Ghana, and its relationship with job satisfaction, family satisfaction, and social support. Descriptiveresearch design was used to conduct the study. A total of 222 tutors were selected for the study, using censusmethod. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. Data were analysed using mean and standarddeviation, Bivariate Pearson Moment Correlation Coefficient, and linear regression analysis. Findings revealed thattutors in colleges of education in the Central and Western Region of Ghana do not experience a significant level ofconflict between their family responsibilities and the demands at work. Also, the result of the study shows that socialsupport has a significant role to play in reducing work-family conflict among tutors in colleges of education. It resolvedthat, although tutors experienced work-family conflict, the support they received was very helpful because it limitedthe influence of work-family conflict (WFC), as well as the job and family life satisfaction, among tutors in Central andWestern Regions of Ghana.Keywords: Work-family conflict, job satisfaction, family satisfaction, social support
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