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date: 15 October 2019

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This chapter reviews theory and research on the role of personality and values in the work–family experience, beginning with a review of the processes of how personality and values are theorized to relate to the work–family interface, particularly conflict and enrichment. The chapter then summarizes the empirical literature on the relationship between personality and values and work–family experiences. Finally, the findings are synthesized and recommendations for future research are provided.

Keywords: personality, values, Big Five, core self-evaluations, positive and negative affect, value congruence, value similarity, work–family conflict, work–family enrichment

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