Co-Worker Backlash and Support: Responses to Work-Family Policies

Author(s):

  • Melissa Warner
  • Rebecca R. Slan-Jerusalim
  • Karen Korabik

Document type: Encyclopedia Entry

Appears in: Work and Family Encyclopedia

Year: 2009

Topic:

  • Business Case
  • Culture
  • Public Policy

Discipline:

  • Business and Management
  • Psychology

Abstract:

In this entry, we describe the impact of co-workers on the work-family (W-F) interface, including the positive and negative impacts that co-workers have on their fellow workers. Specifically, the purpose of this entry is to describe what is known about co-worker support for W-F issues and backlash against the use of W-F policies and practices.

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