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Analysis on the Influence Factors on Job Maintenance and Satisfaction of Individuals with Physical Disabilities

  • Journal of Special Education: Theory and Practice
  • Abbr : JSPED
  • 2014, 15(4), pp.559-585
  • Publisher : Research Institute of the Korea Special Education
  • Research Area : Social Science > Education

김진주 1 Park Jae Kook 1 Kim, IlSoo 1

1부산대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study aimed to examine general characteristics of wage earners with physical disabilities, and also investigate influence factors on their job maintenance and job satisfaction. To these ends the frequency analysis and descriptive analysis, hierarchical regression analysis and dummy variable transformation were carried out. And the results were as follows. First, as for characteristics of job maintenance period, those with more than 6 years of employment accounted for the highest percentage. As for characteristics of job satisfaction, the overall average was ‘moderate’ level. Second, as for factors affecting job maintenance, gender, the rate of disability, subjective socioeconomic status, average monthly wage, size of business and aptitude of job had positive effect. Third, as for influence factors on job satisfaction, the rate of disability, daily life satisfaction, permanent position, security of job, average working hour per day, aptitude of job and interpersonal ability had positive effect. Based on findings of the study and its implication, the study proposed a practical intervention methods to keep employment stable and improve job satisfaction.

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