The gratitude disposition of geriatric hospital employees Impact on job satisfaction and life satisfaction and the moderating effect of the gratitude diary experience

노인요양병원 근무자의 감사성향이 직무만족 및 삶의 만족에 미치는 영향과 감사일기 경험의 조절효과

  • Park, Soon-myeong (Human Resource Development Institute, Korea Expressway Corporation) ;
  • Kim, Ja-Ok (Department of Nursing, Wonkwang Health Science University) ;
  • Kim, Ja-Sook (College of Nursing, Chonnam National University)
  • 박순명 (한국도로공사 인재개발원) ;
  • 김자옥 (원광보건대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김자숙 (전남대학교 간호대학)
  • Received : 2020.08.11
  • Accepted : 2020.09.20
  • Published : 2020.09.28


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of gratitude disposition of geriatric hospital employees on job satisfaction and life satisfaction, and the moderating effect of the gratitude diary experience. A total of 485 copies of the research questionnaire were selected for workers in four geriatric hospitals who are promoting campaigns related to the gratitude diary. For data processing, a simple or hierarchical regression analysis was performed using SPSS 26.0. As a result of the study, The gratitude disposition had a statistically significant effect on job satisfaction and life satisfaction. However, the effect of gratitude disposition on job satisfaction and life satisfaction and the moderating effect of the audit diary experience were not statistically significant. The purpose of this study is to develop programs for job satisfaction and life satisfaction of geriatric hospital employees and provide basic data on manpower management of geriatric hospital.


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