Exploring the Relationship Between Work-Famly Conflict & Perceived Organizational Support on Project Commitment

Syeda Hira Hussain


This study aims to test the effects of work-family conflict and perceived organizational support on project commitment among project managers of construction industry. The recent growth in construction industry in Pakistan is booming, as many of the international market players have now come into the market. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 179 currently working project managers (middle managers and lead managers) with in the twin cities of Pakistan. Non-probability convinces sampling technique is used; data was collected by using questionnaires. This study is focused on the dimension of project commitment and variables effect on them; work-family conflict shows negative effect and to maintain the imbalance situation and other hand perceived organizational support show positive relationship. This support helps employees to work with enthusiasm. Role theory has been used to support our H1 and organizational support theory to support hypothesis H2. The overall result of this paper is accepted significantly and further explains the relationship between these variables. Also, it would be constructive to examine other variables mediating and moderating impact on these variables such as family and spouse support and burnout. Further, the outcome related variables can also be tested on project managers of other industries.

Keywords: Work-family conflict, Perceived organizational support, Project commitment.

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/12-28-05

Publication date:October 31st 2020

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