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.
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We develop and test a model in this study by evaluating various stressors, such as role ambiguity, role conflict, and neuroticism personality trait, and the behavioural outcomes, such as job satisfaction, on premature sign-off by internal auditors.
It also eliminates ambiguity in the Law and role conflict of the responsible Institutions as well as properly providing for the exercise of statutory powers of NERC which was established before now.
According to the Theory Of Maslach's Development of Burnout (2003), having long time of stressors in the workplace, such as role conflict will cause school counselors facing burnout ( Lee et al., 2010; Lent & Schwartz, 2012; Maslach & Leiter, 2008).
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In reply, this study aims to bridge the research lines on work-related and individual-related antecedents of workplace bullying by investigating the interaction between work stressors (i.e., workload, job insecurity, role conflict, and role ambiguity) and employees' coping strategies (i.e., problem- and emotion-focused) in association to exposure to workplace bullying.
As the conflict arises, personalities play vital role in experiencing and managing role conflict in daily routine life.
Olk and Friedlander (1992) note that supervisee anxiety can exacerbate role conflict (e.g., the inner conflict between hoping to perform well in front of the supervisor and the desire to learn from one's own weaknesses), which, in turn, can generate further anxiety.
In addition, the stress literature revealed other stressors such as role conflict, role ambiguity, workload and interpersonal conflict (Chen & Spector, 1991).
Role Conflict. Kellermanns, Eddleston, Barnett, and Pearson (2008) considered the degree of involvement of individual family members and how it impacted entrepreneurial behavior and performance, demonstrating how consideration of each family member's level of involvement can yield important insights.