TITLE

Adaptation and validation of the Spanish Version of the "Survey Work-Home Interaction - NijmeGen" (SWING) to Spanish speaking countries

AUTHOR(S)
Romeo, Marina; Berger, Rita; Yepes-Baldó, Montserrat; Ramos, Belén
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Anales de Psicología;ene2014, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p288
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study is the adaptation and validation of the "Survey Work-Home Interaction - NijmeGen" (SWING) developed by Geurts and colleagues to Spanish speaking countries (SWING-SSC). In order to analyze the questionnaire's psychometric properties, confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was carried out with a sample of 203 employees from various Spanish-speaking countries. Criterion related validity was tested by examining correlations between the SWING-SSC, and the theoretically relevant variables: health, role conflict, role clarity and supervisor support. Finally, reliability was tested analyzing the internal consistency of the scales. The analyses carried out indicate that SWING-SSC has good psychometric properties. In addition, the present results support the relation of the construct with health, role conflict, role clarity, and supervisor support. This study offers evidence for a sound work-life balance measure that contributes to encourage adequate conditions in the workplace, to reduce the conflict between the two spheres of professional and personal life, and to enhance positive relationships.
ACCESSION #
93344582

 

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