Working Mothers & Stress
The proposed research project will explore the issue of stress experienced by working mothers in relation to family/work conflicts. The goals of the proposed research project are to (1) accurately identify the sources of anxiety and stress experienced by working mothers in relation to conflicts between family and organizational responsibilities, and (2) identify feasible organizational responses to the problem sources. The attainment of these goals will benefit working mothers, employing organizations, and society.
The proposed research will be cross-sectional in character. The cross-sectional approach will be used because it is desired to assess the stress related to family-work conflicts as that stress is experienced by women working at all hierarchical levels of an organization, ..