Examining the Moderator Role of Social support in Relation of Work-family Conflict and Job Satisfaction

Document Type : Research Article


1 Instructor, Research Institute of Petroleum Industry, Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D Student, Human Resource Management, Farabi Campus, University of Tehran, Iran


One of the major concerns of any organization, espically the knowledge based organizations, Is intention to leave. Turnover, in additionnaly, Direct and indirect costs, Causes Transfering Capabilities to Rival Company and finally loss of competitive advantage. Job satisfaction is one of the important factors for career success. It cause to staff more effort and personal satisfaction and higher productivity for the organization. Based on studies work-family conflict is an important factor in employee dissatisfaction. The present study examined the role of social support as a moderator in relationships between work–family conflict and job satisfaction of employees in RIPI. We address this issue by developing and testing a model that integrates role conflict theory. The present study in view of the method of data collection is the descriptive and correlational. The research population is ripi and Methods of data collection is questionnaire. Collected data analysis was performed by using SPSS and Smart PLS software. and the results show that time-, strain- and behavior-based conflict are negatively related to job satisfaction. In addition, social support moderates the relationship between conflict and job satisfaction.


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