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A Study of Job Satisfaction of the Nurses in a University Hospital (일대학 부속병원 간호사의 직무만족도에 관한 연구)

  • Kim, Kwuy-Bun;Sok, So-Hyune R.
    • Journal of East-West Nursing Research
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    • v.12 no.1
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    • pp.14-24
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    • 2006
  • Purpose: This study was conducted to describe and analyze about the degree of job satisfaction of nurses in a university hospital for basic data to develop the professionals and improve productivities, effectiveness in nursing practice. Methods: Design was the descriptive survey study. Sample were 97 nurses in K university hospital, and convenient sampling was used. Measures were job satisfaction of nurse for job satisfaction tool modified by Kim, S.N.(1998) and developed by Slavitt(1978). Data were collected from April 2005 to June 2005, and analyzed using SPSS PC+12 program. Descriptive statistics was used for general characteristics and characteristics related to job. F-test, t-test, and $X^2$ test were used for verification of differences. Results: 1. Scores in categories of job satisfaction were ranked for professional position(3.25), interpersonal relationship(3.19), autonomy(3.08), necessary job(2.88), payment and promotion(2.79), and administration(2.50) in order. 2. There were significant differences in age(F=3.343, p=.040) and satisfaction for current job(F=10.331, p=.000) in differences of job satisfaction by general characteristics and characteristics related to job. Conclusions: On the findings, authors suggest that more opportunities for direct nursing practice, appropriate time for the practice, and the intervention improving satisfaction for current job are needed to improve job satisfaction.

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The Study on Job Satisfaction of Care Helpers (요양보호사의 직무만족도에 관한 연구)

  • Yoo, Kwang-Soo
    • Journal of Korean Public Health Nursing
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    • v.26 no.2
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    • pp.341-353
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    • 2012
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate Job Satisfaction of Care Helpers. Method: Subjects included 306 Care Helpers. working at geriatric care facilities; these data were collected from May 4 to May 15, 2012. The SPSS WIN 12.0 program was used for statistical analysis of collected data, including actual number, percentage, average, standard deviation, t-test, one way ANOVA, and Cronbach alpha coefficient. Results: 1. The average Job satisfaction was 3.76 and the average of each job satisfaction was the task (3.83), co-worker (2.23), and job turn over (2.25). 2. The satisfaction of the job itself, depending on back ground, had a significantly effect on age, protective person for a day, duty pattern, contract pattern, and motive. 3. The job satisfaction of human relationships, depending on their back ground, had a significant effect on degree, care-giving experience, duty place, protective person for a day, duty pattern, contract pattern, and duty motive. 4. The Job satisfaction of job turn over, depending on back ground had an. effect on job satisfaction statistically: age, degree, duty place, protective person for a day, duty pattern, and motive. Conclusion: These results found showed to contribute to job satisfaction of care helpers.

Mediating Effect of Job Satisfaction in the Impact of Depression on Life Satisfaction of the Working Elderly (경제활동 노인의 우울이 삶의 만족도에 미치는 영향에 있어 일 만족도의 매개효과)

  • Oh, Yeong-Kyong
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.19 no.6
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    • pp.271-280
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    • 2019
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of depression and job satisfaction on life satisfaction of the elderly and prove the mediating effect of job satisfaction. Methods: This study is a pathway analysis study using 3060 working elderly. This study was performed as secondary analysis using the data from the 2017 Korean Elderly Examination Survey. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and pathway analysis. Results: Depression, job satisfaction and life satisfaction showed significant correlation. Life satisfaction was directly affected by depression(.38, p=.019) and job satisfaction(.22, p=.009). Job satisfaction was also directly affected by depression(.20, p=.009). Depression was mediated by job satisfaction in affecting to life satisfaction. Conclusion: Depression and job satisfaction affect to life satisfaction of the working elderly and life satisfaction is affected by depression via job satisfaction. It suggests that it needs to provide nursing intervention for job satisfaction for life satisfaction of the working elderly.

A Study on the Job Satisfaction of Cooks of School Feeding (학교급식 조리사의 직무 만족에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Suk-Hee;Yoo, Kyung-Min
    • Culinary science and hospitality research
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    • v.12 no.1
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    • pp.22-36
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    • 2006
  • This study examines the job satisfaction of cooks of school feeding. Sampling was taken among school feeding cooks except for those of Kangwon Province and Cheju Province. The factors affecting on the job satisfaction was investigated to find ways to raise the job satisfaction of cooks of school feeding. Four factors were extracted in all. It is found that these four factors have affected the job satisfaction of cooks of school feeding in order of working satisfaction factor(.493), co-worker communication factor(.463), job environment factor(.185), and advancement factor(.146). Accordingly, more opportunities for career advancement should be offered to raise the job satisfaction among them, and the establishment of better work environment and the optimum staff are urgently needed.

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A study on the effects of the transformational leadership and transactional leadership on job satisfaction in the military organization (군조직에서 변혁적 리더십과 거래적 리더십이 직무만족에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구)

  • Shon, Jeong-Ki
    • Asia-Pacific Journal of Business
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    • v.6 no.2
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    • pp.63-79
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    • 2015
  • The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of transformational leadership on job satisfaction and to examine the effects of transactional leadership on job satisfaction. This study tried to verify the facial feedback hypothesis in causal relations of charisma, intellectual stimulation, individualized consideration, contingent reward, management by exception, job satisfaction. The self-administerd survey was undertaken against 380 respondents who soldier working in Daegu. A total of 375 responses were collected. Excluding missing data, 337 usable data were used for analysis. Results of this study are as follows. First, it is found that charisma factor is positively impact on job satisfaction. Second, it is found that individualized consideration factor is positively impact on job satisfaction. Third, it is found that contingent reward factor is positively impact on job satisfaction. Fourth, it is found that management by exception is positively impact on job satisfaction. The theoretical implication and practical implication for the army and government are discussed. The limitations are also mentioned.

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The Relationship Among Early Childhood Teacher's Creativity, Teaching Flow, and Job Satisfaction (영유아교사의 창의성 및 교수몰입과 직무만족 간의 관계)

  • Kim, KyoungEun
    • Korean Journal of Childcare and Education
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    • v.14 no.5
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    • pp.47-64
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    • 2018
  • Objective: This study investigated how early childhood teachers'creativity and teaching flow was associated with their job satisfaction and examined the mediating effect of teaching flow. Methods: Participants were 222 early childhood teachers in Seoul. Descriptive statistics for all study variables were computed. To examine the hypothesized model and the alternative model structural equation modeling (SEM) was used. Results: The results revealed that early childhood teachers'creativity and teaching flow were positively associated with their job satisfaction. Early childhood teachers'creativity had an influence on their teaching flow, however, it didn't have a direct affect on their job satisfaction. Early childhood teachers' teaching flow had an affect on their job satisfaction. Additionally, early childhood teachers'teaching flow mediated the effects of teachers' creativity on their job satisfaction. Conclusion/Implications: In conclusion, early childhood teachers'teaching flow was a key predictor in the relationship between teachers' creativity and job satisfaction. This study provides guidelines for interventions aimed at increasing the job satisfaction of early childhood teachers.

Conceptual Framework for the Relationships among Job-Training Satisfaction, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intention in Foodservice Operations

  • Choi, Eun-Kyong Cindy;Zhao, Jinlin;Joung, Hyunwoo David;Suh, Eunju
    • Culinary science and hospitality research
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    • v.20 no.5
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    • pp.11-15
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    • 2014
  • The current study investigated the interrelationship among job-training satisfaction, job satisfaction, and turnover intention in foodservice operations. The findings suggested that the more satisfied employees were with their job training the more likely they were to be satisfied on their job. Furthermore, improving employees' job satisfaction led to lower turnover intention. However, job-training satisfaction by itself did not prove to have a negative relationship with turnover intention. Implications of the findings and future research are discussed.

A Study on the Nursing Organizational Change and Outcome in a General Hospital (일 종합병원 간호부서의 조직구조 재설계 전후 조직성과 비교)

  • Kim, Bog-Ja
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
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    • v.11 no.2
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    • pp.195-207
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    • 2005
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to confirm the change of nursing organizational characteristics and to define the difference of organizational outcome by measuring the organizational commitment and job satisfaction perceived by nursing staffs and patient satisfaction before and after organizational redesign. Method: The structured questionnaires of which contained organizational characteristics, organizational commitment and job satisfaction were developed from previous published studies after modification by researcher. The questionnaires were distributed to 1,200 and 679 nurses before and after nursing organizational change. patient satisfaction were measured before and after organizational change by direct interview with structured questionnaire from 1,566 and 1,291 patients. Results: 1. The organizational characteristics were significantly increased and the leadership of team leader and head nurse was significantly increased among the factors of organizational characteristics. 2. Organizational commitment was showed decreased tendency, but the difference was not significant. Job satisfaction was increased significantly and administration, autonomy, and job tasks were increased significantly in the factors of job satisfaction. Patient satisfaction was also increased significantly. 3. There was significant positive correlation between organizational commitment and job satisfaction and also job satisfaction and nursing organizational characteristics. All factors of organizational characteristics and satisfaction in present working unit were major factors to influence organizational commitment and explained 43.8% in a significant level by multiple regression analysis. The major factor which affect job satisfaction were the factors of nursing organizational characteristic except 'interaction with team leader' and satisfaction in present working unit among general characteristics and these factors explained 58.8% of job satisfaction. Conclusion: In conclusion, the nursing organizational change was very effective to bring about desirable change in nursing organizational characteristics and also to improve job satisfaction and patient satisfaction. Therefore the nursing productivity and comparability would be increased when the nursing organizational change is accomplished by the way of improving the factors of organizational characteristics and it would be followed by the promotion of job satisfaction and organizational commitment.

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A Study on Job Stress and Job Satisfaction of 119 Relief Squads (119 구급대원의 직무스트레스와 직무만족도)

  • Lee, Sung-Hee;Choi, Yeon-Hee
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.17 no.4
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    • pp.521-529
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    • 2006
  • Purpose: This study was to measure the degree of job stress and job satisfaction and the relationship between job stress and job satisfaction of 119 relief squads. Methods: The subjects were 170 members of 119 relief squads in the Fire Department of D City, and data were collected from 1 April to 20 April, 2006 through a survey using a questionnaire composed of questions on general characteristics (11 items), job stress (6 items) and job satisfaction (20 items). Collected data were analyzed through frequency, percentage, t-test, ANOVA and Pearson's correlation using the SPSS program. Results: The average item score for job stress was 2.77. Role sharing with peers was highest as 3.05. There were significant differences in the degree of job stress according to religion, working period and applying motive. The average item score for job satisfaction was 2.93. Group conflict was highest as 3.18. There were significant difference in the degree of job satisfaction according to religion, working period and applying motive. There were significant differences in the negative correlation between role-sharing with peers among the job stress factors and decision-making factor (r=.53), group conflict factor (r=.58), role implementation factor (r=.63) and personal social-culture factor (r=.53) among the job satisfaction factors. Also, there were significant differences in the negative correlation between co-workers among the job stress factors and decision-making factor (r=.607), group conflict factor (r=.51) and personal social-culture factor (r=.45) among the job satisfaction factors. Conclusion: It is important to develop various methods of job stress management to increase job satisfaction in 119 relief squads.

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The Influence of Daycare Teachers' Job Stress and Job Satisfaction on Their Psychological Happiness (보육교사의 직무스트레스와 직무만족도가 심리적 행복감에 미치는 영향)

  • Chung, Min-Jung;Kim, Yu-Jin
    • Korean Journal of Human Ecology
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    • v.18 no.1
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    • pp.65-74
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    • 2009
  • The study was conducted by regression analysis based on a survey with the subjects of 107 daycare teachers working at 120 daycare facilities located in Gyeonggi-do, so as to investigate the influence of daycare teachers' 'job stress' and 'job satisfaction' on their 'psychological happiness'. The results are: first, there was significant difference in job stress(F(3,103)=2.85, p<.05), job satisfaction(F(3,103)=5.88, p<.05) and psychological happiness(F(3,103)=3.52, p<.05) accordant to the kind of work facilities among social demographic variables. In the correlation between 'job stress' and 'job satisfaction', there was negative correlation(r= .-56, p<.(01). Second, in the correlation between 'job stress' and 'psychological happiness', there was negative correlation(r= .-41, p<.001). Third, in the correlation between 'job satisfaction' and 'psychological happiness', there was positive correlation(r= .54, p<.001). In the relationship between 'job satisfaction' and 'job stress', job stress had influence on job satisfaction($R^2$= .43, F=79.42, p<.001). The explanatory power of it was 43%. In the relationship between 'job stress' and 'psychological happiness', 'job stress' had influence on 'psychological happiness'($R^2$= .41, F=21.46, p<.001). The explanatory power of it was 17%. In the relationship between 'job satisfaction' and 'psychological happiness', 'job satisfaction' had influence on 'psychological happiness'($R^2$= 59, F=5457, p<.001). The explanatory power of it was 34%.