Study on Male Nursing College Students' Subjectivity in Their Attitude toward Jobs

남자 간호 대학생의 직업 가치관에 대한 주관적 구조

  • Published : 2008.12.31


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the structure and characteristics of male college nursing students' personality-based career attitudes. Method: The Q-methodology was used to identify factors in male nursing students' personality-based career attitudes. A Q sample was collected from literature reviews (Kim & Kim, 2005). The subjects consisted of 30 male nursing students. Result: The results of the study show that male nursing students can be categorized into four types. The five factors extracted all had eigen values greater than 1.0 and explained approximately 50.84% of the variation in responses (32.62, 7.59, 5.70 and 4.93% respectively). The categories were labeled 'Repair intention style', 'Belief intention style', 'Stability intention style', and 'Self-regulation intention style'. Conclusion: Through a process that analyzes subjective structure, male nursing students' personality based career attitudes create occupational consciousness, professional accomplishment and professional ethics as a nursing profession. Content of curriculum and development of a reasonable and realistic course consultation program should be done.


Job attitude;Male;Nursing students

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