Stakeholder Groups

Emerging Ideas. A ripple effect: Does I‐sharing with a stranger promote compromise in cohabiting couples?

Objective: Drawing from work on the prosocial outcomes associated withI‐sharing, we asked whether I‐sharing with a stranger enhances couples'ability to compromise. Background: Living together harmoniously requirescompromise. Research on the psychological factors that promote compromisefrequently focuses on individual differences and interpersonal environment.The current research takes a different approach by asking what role I‐sharing(i.e., the feeling that [Read More...]

2023-06-22T13:00:12-04:00June 22nd, 2023|

Polygamy and mental health among Saudi middle schoolers: The role of family cohesion and father involvement.

Objective: This paper assesses the role of family cohesion in therelationship between polygamy and mental health and whether this varies as afunction of the father's involvement. Background: Studies show that polygamyhas a detrimental effect on children's mental health, yet familial variablesthat may account for this relationship have rarely been explored. Familycohesion is crucial for the [Read More...]

2023-06-22T11:04:35-04:00June 22nd, 2023|

PROMIS Pediatric Psychological Stress Measure: Validity for immigrant Latino youth

Objective: This study assesses the psychometric properties of the four‐and eight‐item versions of the Patient‐Reported Outcomes MeasurementInformation System (PROMIS) Pediatric Psychological Stress Measure (PPSM) foruse with Latino immigrant adolescents. Background: Immigrant Latino youth areexposed to numerous stressors that can have consequences affecting healthwell into adulthood. However, few studies have assessed the suitability ofpsychosocial measures for [Read More...]

2023-06-22T11:02:40-04:00June 22nd, 2023|

Emerging Ideas. Families Together: Supporting family resilience during the COVID‐19 pandemic

Objective: This study evaluated a rapidly developed program designed tosupport family resilience during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Background: Groundedin Walsh's family resilience framework, Families Tackling Tough TimesTogether (FT) disseminated weekly evidence‐informed content through a publicFacebook group, partner organizations, and on a dedicated website. Method:Facebook and website analytics and weekly brief usage surveys (n with atleast one [Read More...]

2023-06-22T11:00:50-04:00June 22nd, 2023|

Negotiating business and family demands: the response strategies of highly educated Indian female entrepreneurs.

This study explores how highly educated Indian women entrepreneurs prioritize and manage the work and family role boundaries. It also explores whether boundary management strategies vary based on motherhood and business stages. We explored these issues by interviewing twenty-five financially successful well-educated women entrepreneurs from five cities (Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Cochin) in India. [Read More...]

2023-06-08T13:59:44-04:00June 8th, 2023|

“Commit professional suicide or take up my pilgrim’s staff again?”: A cultural examination of how female managers resolve shock events in developing regions.

How do key cultural aspects of individualism/collectivism and gender egalitarianism shape the decision making of female managers from developing regions when handling major work–family conflicts (WFC)? We address this question by drawing on a qualitative study of 50 female managers from developing countries in Asia, Latin America, and sub-Saharan Africa who work in one particular [Read More...]

2023-06-08T13:53:12-04:00June 8th, 2023|

The Equality Policy Paradox: Gender Differences in How Managers Implement Gender Equality–Related Policies.

Drawing on data from an ethnographic study of the introduction and implementation of a flexible work policy intended in part to improve gender equality at a STEM professional organization, I develop grounded theory on how managers’ gender shapes their implementation of such initiatives. I identify an <italic>equality policy paradox</italic> in which women managers, who openly [Read More...]

2023-06-08T13:47:49-04:00June 8th, 2023|

It’s a Match: The Relevance of Matching Chronotypes for Dual-Earner Couples’ Daily Recovery From Work

Cohabiting dual-earner couples are increasingly common. However, previous recovery research mainly focused on employees independently of others, thereby overlooking an essential part of their life. Therefore, we take a closer look at dual-earner couples' recovery processes and link this research to a circadian perspective. We assumed that unfinished tasks impede engagement in time with the [Read More...]

2023-06-08T12:59:03-04:00June 8th, 2023|

Academia and Motherhood: A Narrative Inquiry of Ontario Academic Mothers’ Experiences in University Graduate Programs

This research provides a qualitative narrative inquiry into the experiences of academic mothers from a Southwestern Ontario university campus. Analysis of the semi-structured interviews and focus groups reveal six key themes regarding the nexus between motherhood and academia: (1) intersection of work and family; (2) embodied experiences of pregnancy; (3) mentoring and networking opportunities; (4) [Read More...]

2023-06-08T12:57:22-04:00June 8th, 2023|

A Mixed Methods Study of Relationship Satisfaction in Parents of Children With Down Syndrome.

Much of the research on parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) has focused on the negative effects on the couple relationship. The current study contributes to the understanding of parental relationship satisfaction in a sample of parents of children with Down syndrome (DS), through a mixed methods study that included data from [Read More...]

2023-06-08T12:55:40-04:00June 8th, 2023|
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