Study-work-life balance of international students in the context of temporal boundaries

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Show simple item record O'Mahony, Megan A. Jeske, Debora 2019-06-04T09:01:46Z 2019-06-04T09:01:46Z 2019-05-28
dc.identifier.citation O’Mahony, M. A. and Jeske, D. (2019) ‘Study-work-life balance of international students in the context of temporal boundaries’, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 7(2), pp. 63-79. doi: 10.32674/jise.v7i2.269 en
dc.identifier.volume 7 en
dc.identifier.issued 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 63 en
dc.identifier.endpage 79 en
dc.identifier.issn 2166-2681
dc.identifier.doi 10.32674/jise.v7i2.269 en
dc.description.abstract The goal of this qualitative study was to examine the experience of study-work-life balance among international students who were separated from their family both geographically and temporally. Using 10 semi-structured interviews with postgraduate students and thematic analysis, several themes were identified. These included boundary management shifts due to study/work demands and time zone differences. In addition, students reported social and personal challenges (in terms of family’s expectations, relationships maintenance, socialization in host country). Temporal boundaries contributed to social withdrawal and isolation among students, many of which were heavily reliant on their own family network for support. The findings strengthen the argument that time difference impacts the boundary management and social experience of international students. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Center for Excellence in Education, Arkansas State University en
dc.rights © 2019, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of the journal, requires credit to JISE as the copyright holder. en
dc.subject Boundary management en
dc.subject Segmentation en
dc.subject Integration en
dc.subject Study work life balance en
dc.subject Temporal boundaries en
dc.title Study-work-life balance of international students in the context of temporal boundaries en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Debora Jeske, Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. T: +353-21-490-3000 E: en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education en

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