Moderating role of work-family conflict in psychological intimidation and psychological well-being: A cross-sectional study of bank employees

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Shazia Qayyum
Rida Ahmad
Shahnila Tariq


This research purported to investigate relationship between psychological intimidation, work-family conflict and psychological well-being in bankers. A cross sectional research design was used to execute this study. It was hypothesized that an association would exist between psychological intimidation, work-family conflict and psychological well-being. It was further hypothesized that psychological intimidation and work family conflict would predict psychological well-being, and that work-family conflict would act as a moderator with psychological intimidation for psychological well-being. The sample consisted of bankers (n=300) from public and private banks of Lahore using non-probability purposive sampling technique. In addition to demographic information sheet, Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R) (Einarsen et al., 2009), Inter-Role Conflict Scale (Kopelman, Greenhaus & Connolly,1983) and General Wellbeing Scale (Dupuy, 1978) were used in the study. The Cronbach alpha of above scales was estimated to check the reliability. The data were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment correlation and hierarchal multiple regression analysis using SPSS version 21. Results revealed that Psychological Intimidation and Work-Family Conflict had a negative correlation with Psychological Well-Being along with working hours per week. Psychological intimidation, Work-family conflict and working hours per week were found to be negative predictors of Psychological Well-Being in bankers. Moreover, it was found that Work-Family Conflict acts as a moderator with Psychological Intimidation for Psychological Well-Being. Additionally, results were discussed in terms of their implications and theoretical significance. This study will be helpful in the field of organizational psychology, findings might be used effectively in order to guide organizational interventions and theoretical developments in banking sector.

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Qayyum, S., Rida Ahmad, & Shahnila Tariq. (2022). Moderating role of work-family conflict in psychological intimidation and psychological well-being: A cross-sectional study of bank employees. Journal of Public Value and Administrative Insight, 5(2), 267–291.


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