عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of the narrative therapy (NT) on increasing work-family enrichment and subjective well-being of of female employees of the University of Isfahan.
Methodology: The research design was semi experimental with pre- and post-test and control group and random assignment. The research population included all female employees of the University of Isfahan at 2021 that from this population 30 person have been selected by available sampleing and have been placed randomly between expeimental and control group each with 15msmber. The subjects filled out work-family enrichment qouestionnaire (Greenhous & Powell, 2006) and adults subjective well-being scale (Keyes & Magyar-Mae, 2003). Then, the treatment group received 11, 90-min weekly sessions of NT (Whote & Epson, 1985) enriched with compassion while the control group received any intervention. The data were analyzed using analysis of covariance and via statistical package for social sciences version 23.
Findings: The results of Analysis of Covariance showed that NT has effected on increasing work-family enrichment and family –work enrichment (p<0/05). Also, results of this study showed that narrative therapy has been effective in increasing the level of subjective well-being in three emotional, social and psychological dimensions (p<0/05).
Conclusion: According to the the findings of this study, it can be concluded that narrative therapy can be used as one of the interventions in the field of creating a positive spillover between the two roles of work and family and enhancing subjective well-being in employee women.