Personality And Enrichment Essay

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There is little research that examines the reason for existence of the relationship between personality and enrichment. Our study fills this gap. Multiple life roles create different expectations from individuals, which impact inter-role enrichment. Glass ceiling beliefs (GCB) are important stressors of work life that often create negative spillovers. The personality dispositions tend to influence the way an individual handles the GCB. Therefore, there is a need to study the impact of personality in this context. To the best of our knowledge, this study is perhaps the first to examine these relationships. Moderation regression technique is used to analyze the primary data collected from 300 respondents. The results suggest a strong relationship between personality and work-family enrichment and family work enrichment. The results also support the existence of a moderating effect of GCB on these relationships. Based on our findings we argue that personality traits are instrumental in countering GCB and enhancing enrichment experiences. The implication of the findings for practitioners and suggestions for future research are discussed.
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The response rate for the survey is 66.5 percent. Participants falling under the age group of above 55 were 18 percent, 46 – 55 were 38 percent, 31 – 45 were 20 percent, and between the age group of 20 – 30 were 12 percent. The percentage of male participants is 46.7 percent and female participants are 52.3 percent. Respondents are from various sectors. The percentages are private 66.3 percent, public 12.7 percent, and from government it is 22 percent. Based on respondents, nature of the job, the percentage is as follows. Top management is 54.7 percent and other managerial positions were 34 percent. The survey was conducted in India. The survey was conducted during office time. Respondents were assured of confidentiality. The average response time was about 20

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