Work-Family Conflicts and Job-Family Satisfaction: Contributions of Work-Family Enrichment and Work-Life Balance
The purpose of this research paper is drawing attention to work-family conflict, work-family enrichment, worklife
balance, Job and family satisfaction because the tension between work and family is a critical issue in contemporary
careers (Joseph, John, Benjamin, & Cliff, 2016). This research is an effort to review the recent research synthesis in relation
to work-family enrichments and work-life balance for job and family satisfaction and recommendable initiatives for Job and
family Satisfaction. The study shed light on work-family conflicts, work-family enrichments, work-life balance and draw
connection between work-family conflicts and work-family enrichments for work-life balance. Further to overcome the gap
between negative and positive work-family interference as work-family conflicts, work-family enrichment and work-life
balance. This is done through reviews of published papers from Ebscohost research data based by reviewing 40 research
published papers based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. The research study concluded that work-family conflicts is
negative interferences by adding work-family enrichments with mediation roles for job -family satisfaction overcome the
conflicting roles for job and family satisfaction. It also highlight recommendation and future research directions.
Keywords - Work-Family Conflicts, Work-Family Enrichments, Work Interference with Family, Family Interference with
Work, Work-Life Balance and Job-Family Satisfaction.