Date of Publication
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology Major in Clinical Counseling
Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education
Counseling and Educational Psychology
Irma C. Coronel
Defense Panel Chair
Carmelita P. Pabiton
Defense Panel Member
Lucille A. Montes
This study explored the work-family interface among expatriate Indian couples based in the Philippines - spillovers, crossovers and strategies. A qualitative research design was employed in this two part study- Phase (I) case study method of 6 couples and (II) development and try out intervention on 4 couples. Purposive sampling was used. Data was gathered using in-depth interview and self-reports instruments. Content analysis and descriptive statistics were utilized. Results revealed four distinctive spillovers from work to family and vice-versa. Positively mens work brought in family enhancement and negatively they experienced time and strain related interferences. Wives experienced crossovers related to communication and loneliness. Coping strategies employed focused on cultural adjustment, loneliness of wives, marital enhancement and, work and family balance. An intervention program was developed and pilot tested with positive results. The study has implications for family, vocational counseling and cross-cultural research.
Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F Henry Sy Sr. Hall
ix, 586 leaves ; 28 cm.
Couples--Indians; Vocational guidance
Fernandes, J. F. (2008). Work-family interface of Indian couples during expatriation in the Philippines: Spillovers, crossovers and strategies. Retrieved from https://animorepository.dlsu.edu.ph/etd_doctoral/218
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