Consequences associated with work-to-family conflict: a review and agenda for future research

J Occup Health Psychol. 2000 Apr;5(2):278-308. doi: 10.1037//1076-8998.5.2.278.


A comprehensive review of the outcomes associated with work-to-family conflict was conducted and effect sizes were estimated. Atypology was presented that grouped outcomes into 3 categories: work related, nonwork related, and stress related. Issues concerning the measurement of work-family conflict were also discussed. The results demonstrate the widespread and serious consequences associated with work-to-family conflict. On the basis of the results of the review, an agenda for future research was provided.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Conflict, Psychological*
  • Family / psychology*
  • Forecasting
  • Humans
  • Occupational Health Services / trends*
  • Work*