The Stressors in Professional Women’s Work-family Conflict: A Chinese Study

Wei FAN, Ying FENG, Liangliang WU


On the base of some existing studies on the “work-family conflict”, we investigated 121 professional women on role conflict. It summarizes the actuality of the professional women’s work-family conflict, discusses the relation of the women’s work-family conflict and their stressors, analyses the self-factors that effect the professional women’s work-family conflict. The result showed that (1) professional women’s self-role perceived and social-role perceived have conflicts;(2) education, incoming ratio, professional experience can influence the stress;(3) domesticity satisfaction, family activity, spouse stress, work devotion and work load are stressors of professional women’ s work-family conflict.
Key words: professional woman; work family conflict; stressor
Résumé: Sur la base des études existantes sur le "conflit travail-famille", nous avons enquêté sur 121 femmes professionnelles sur le rôle des conflits. Il résume la réalité du conflit travail-famille des femmes professionnelles, traite de la relation entre le conflit travail-famille et leur origine de stress et analyse des facteurs qui ont des influences sur le conflit travail-famille des femmes professionnelles. Le résultat a montré que (1)il y a des conflits entre le rôle personnel et le rôle social chez les femmes professionnelles; (2) l'éducation, les revenus, l'expérience professionnelle peuvent influencer le stress; (3) la satisfaction de la domesticité, les activités familiales, le stress conjugal, le dévouement pour le travail et les charges professionnelles sont des origines de stress des femmes professionnelles dans le conflit travail-famille.
Mots-Clés: femmes professionnelles; le conflit travail-famille; l’origine de stress

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