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Tavangar H, Alhani F, Vanaki Z. Nurses Experience of Work – Family Conflict and Performance of the Children's Rights: a Qualitative Study. TB. 2012; 10 (3 and 3-4) :106-126
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1804-en.html

ph.D Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran , alhani_f@modares.ac.ir
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Background: Work – Family Conflict (WFC) occurs as a result of incompatible role pressures from work and family domains. Conflicts between different careers, including nursing is considerd as natural and inevitable. Conflict is associated with negative effects for organizations, individuals and, families especially for children. This study was therefore designed with the aim of assessing nurses experience of work – family conflict and performance of the children's rights.

Methods: This qualitative study was performed with participation of 11 nurses based on purposeful sampling. The data were collected through deep and unstructured interviews. Method of data analysis was inductive content analysis approach.

Results: Research findings included two themes. One of them was Devise of affairs in order to equilibrating including devise of family affairs and devise of work affairs which encompasses the efforts and devises taken by the nurses for their children’s rights. The other one was Children neglected needs including emotional domain, physical domain and educational affairs that would indicate the inability to manage conflict and establish a balance between work and family duties, and negative impacts on children in special circumstance.

Conclusion: Nurses try to minimize the consequence of conflicts in the family environment including children’s rights. However in some cases due to weakness in the personal conflict management, skills and work restrictions, negative consequences of conflict, such as neglect of children’s rights occur. In this regard, the need to enhance individual conflict management’s skills and also enhance the capabilities of personnel in the filed of family affairs and understanding the needs and rights of children in designing family health education on the one hand and on the other, trying to improve and reform the work’s laws and flexibility of rules, especially for working women with young children to prevent and minimize negative effects and consequences are recommended.

 

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/11/23 | Accepted: 2015/11/23 | Published: 2015/11/23

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