Value Orientation, Decision Making Style and family life Satisfaction -from the wives living in seoul-

가치상향 의사결정 樣式 및 가족생활 만족 -서울시 주부를 중심으로-

  • 임정빈 (한양대학교 가정대학 가정관리학과) ;
  • 문숙재 (이화여자대학교 가정대학 가정관리학과)
  • Published : 1988.06.01


The present study was initiated under the hypotheses that value orientation of wives is closely related to their decision making style in home management and that family life satisfaction of wives varies according to their decision making style. To test the hypotheses the following procedures were undertaken; (1) developing measurement instruments for value orientation, decision making style, and family life satisfaction; (2) finding value orientation of wives, their decision making style, and their family life satisfaction by applying the measurement instruments; (3) finding the variables highly affecting value orientation, decision making style and family life satisfaction ; and (4) finding the causal mechanism among value orientation, decision making style, and family life satisfaction. In conclusion , preferences of wives for humanism in value orientation were expected to lead decision making style to person -oriented rater than task-oriented style and , furthermore, to result in higher family life satisfaction.