JHRSS  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2015
Abusive Supervision and Work-Family Conflict: The Mediating Role of Emotional Exhaustion
Abstract: Building on the theoretical foundation of conservation of resources theory, we investigated the mediating role of the emotional exhaustion in the relationship between abusive supervision and work-family conflict. Using a sample of 339 employees from south of China, we examined the direct and indirect relationship between abusive supervision and work-family conflict. The result shows that abusive supervision influences work-family conflict and the relationship is partially mediated through emotional exhaustion. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
Cite this paper: Wu, S. and Cao, K. (2015) Abusive Supervision and Work-Family Conflict: The Mediating Role of Emotional Exhaustion. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 3, 171-178. doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2015.34023.

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