The studies included in this dissertation were conducted to answer the research question: When, how, for whom and to what extent will the home domain influence the work domain? We adopted the process view of the work-home resources (W-HR) model (ten Brummelhuis & Bakker, 2012a) to investigate both interference and enrichment experiences from the home to the work domain. Instead of using explicit home-to-work interference or enrichment measurements, this dissertation contributes to the work-family literature by zooming in on the specific trigger antecedents, the mechanisms, and conditional factors of the home-to-work processes.
Furthermore, following the work-home resources model, we investigated short-term development processes of interference and enrichment over days and weeks. By capturing fluctuations in home-to-work experiences, this dissertation provides insights into the temporal character and the dynamic nature of the home-work interface. Finally, instead of investigating the direct effects of home-domain trigger events on work outcomes, this dissertation expands the work-home resources model by exploring the influence of trigger events in the home domain on how work processes unfold in the work domain.

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A.B. Bakker (Arnold) , D.A.J.A. Derks-Theunissen (Daantje)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Work and Organizational Psychology

Du, D.-Y. (2018, November 15). How Family Life Influences Work Life: Insights from the Work-Home Resources Model. Retrieved from