Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction of Dietitians(Nutrition Teachers) of School Foodservice in Daejeon/Chungnam Province

대전.충남지역 학교급식 영양(교)사의 직무만족도에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • Shin, Wang-Mi (Nutrition Education, Graduate School of Education, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Han, Jang-Il (Department of Food and Nutrition, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Kim, Seong-Ai (Department of Food and Nutrition, Chungnam National University)
  • 신왕미 (충남대학교 교육대학원 영양교육) ;
  • 한장일 (충남대학교 생활과학대학 식품영양학과) ;
  • 김성애 (충남대학교 생활과학대학 식품영양학과)
  • Published : 2009.12.31


The objective of this study was to investigate how to improve job satisfaction for dietitians and nutrition teachers by identifying influencing factors in Daejeon and Chungnam Province, South Korea. A survey was conducted among school foodservice dietitians and nutrition teachers from selected primary, middle and high school in the area. This survey consisted of general characteristics, status of their job, job satisfaction, work satisfaction and work performance. In this study we found current state of general characteristics and status of their job according to frequency analysis and the level of work satisfaction, work performance and job satisfaction using descriptive statistics. The t-test, ANOVA and Duncan-test were also conducted in order to searching for tendency of job satisfaction according to the general characteristics and the status of their job. Pearson's correlation was carried out in order to find correlation with job satisfaction. Also, factors, which influenced job satisfaction according to regression analysis, were drawn. We describe the difference of job satisfaction between irregular dietitians and nutrition teachers as well. Besides we discussed the improvement of dietitians' (nutrition teachers') work environment to raise their job satisfaction through this study.


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