Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)

Career Wellbeing, The Challenging Role of Working Mothers

Authors
Hilwa Anwar, Fendy Suhariadi, Fajrianthi Fajrianthi
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Hilwa Anwar
Available Online August 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.17How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Career Well-being, Working Mothers
Abstract

The role of working mothers can be understood as dualism role, namely family role and working role that has to be done simultaneously. Internalization of patriarchal culture makes domestic role on women cannot be ignored even by a mother who works and achieves their career outside of their home. On the other side, there are more women occupying a higher structural position in the organization. Therefore, career development of working mothers can be very complex and cannot be understood separately with the family relationship. The purpose of this research is to obtain a deeper understanding of the concept of career well-being for working mothers. A qualitative study is conducted on three working mothers as the respondents. In expressing the career well-being, this research explores the career experience of the working mothers since the beginning. This research also explores an emotional and behavioral aspect of the respondent against their career experience over the past five years. The result obtained indicate that career wellbeing on the research subject include emotional, psychological, social wellbeing and the relationship wellbeing between family roles.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-465-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.17How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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