Family Resources and Flourishing at Work: The Role of Core Self-Evaluations

  • Larissa Maria David Gabardo-Martins Universidade Salgado de Oliveira
  • Maria Cristina Ferreira Universidade Salgado de Oliveira
  • Felipe Valentini Universidade Salgado de Oliveira
Keywords: health, labor, family

Abstract

According to the Work-Home Resources Model, contextual family resources increase personal resources, which, in turn, improve work outcomes. The present study investigated the direct effects of two contextual family resources (work- family enrichment and perceived social support from family) and one personal resource (core self-evaluations) on a work outcome (flourishing at work). The mediational role of core self-evaluations in these relationships was also investigated. The sample was composed of 519 Brazilian psychologists of both sexes. The Structural Equation Modeling showed that the contextual family resources and the personal resource predicted flourishing at work and that core self-evaluations mediated the relationships between contextual resources and flourishing at work. It was concluded that the acquisition of resources within the family and the positive evaluation of one’s own life can promote flourishing at work.

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Published
2017-12-01
How to Cite
Gabardo-Martins, L., Ferreira, M., & Valentini, F. (2017). Family Resources and Flourishing at Work: The Role of Core Self-Evaluations. Paidéia (Ribeirão Preto), 27(68), 331-338. https://doi.org/10.1590/1982-43272768201711
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