role conflict


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role con·flict

the dilemma a person experiences when required to play two different parts (for example, spouse and aggressive business competitor) that cannot be easily harmonized.

role conflict

the presence of contradictory and often competing role expectations.
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levels of accountability and political interference, 80 per cent of them were stressed due to long and odd work hours, frequent transfers and postings, 70 per cent of them due to change in priorities, due to political shakiness, difficulty in sanctioning of leaves, role conflict between "being family person" versus "police person," adjusting with seniors and not being able to spend time with their family.
Attitudinal factors consist of job satisfaction which include extrinsic variables such as job security, physical conditions/ working environment, fringe benefits, and pay and intrinsic variables such as recognition, freedom, position advancement, learning opportunities, nature, and kind of job, job stress, ambiguity, Role Conflict, work-overload and work-family conflicts.
In another words, people with different experience believe that the effect of stress on productivity, impact of job importance on stress reduction, effect of high load on causing stress, effect of role conflict on causing stress and the impact of conflicts on working relation of staff are the same.
ers' Conflict education, Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity, Workload, and Principal Support predicted burnout.
The negative work environment, role conflict and psychological traumas were some of the challenges Ruffner addressed; and
Predictors we consider include the intensity of Facebook use, role conflict experienced during Facebook use, self-monitoring activities of the user, and religiosity of the user.
Specific topics include: rights inflation and role conflict in the office of the High Commissioner, the High Commissioner and the treaty bodies, the High Commissioners' promotion of the universality of human rights, the High Commissioners and the special procedures, the work of the High Commissioner in the field, and the High Commissioner and national human rights institutions.
However, if the two sets of demands become incompatible, role conflict could arise, resulting in stress for the person concerned (Katz & Kahn, 1978).
The conceptual basis of the research is the work-family role conflict theory and role enhancement perspective.
THE ETHICAL CHALLENGE OF ROLE CONFLICT FOR PUBLIC MANAGERS IN A DEMOCRACY