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A Study on Subjective Awareness of The Elderly About The Senior Employment Promotion Project : Q Methodology

GeunHwaShin 1 신주화 2

1경남대학교
2부산대학교

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ABSTRACT

This research is intended to suggest the moves to strengthen business of employment for seniors by understanding the subjective awareness types of participating seniors for Senior Employment Promotion Project. This study was conducted targeting 28 of participating seniors, and based on 32 statements selected regarding The Senior Employment Promotion Project, they were classified into groups using Q Methodology. As a result, types of subjective awareness about 'The Senior Employment Promotion Project' of the elderly through Q Methodology were firstly, 'part-time job', secondly 'preparing for old age', thirdly, 'strengthening controling themselves' and fourthly, 'strengthening their abilities'. These results imply that hands-on workers need to discuss their occupation and help them find jobs by building database of the senior employment and by considering their characteristics. Also, training and program to develop and strengthen their abilities are needed for the elderly. In addition, various projects should be developed by reflecting their desires and awareness and they have to be professionally and systematically managed. In conclusion, hands-on workers need to strengthen an education of work's value and meaning for the elderly, their identities and relationships with others so that they can improve their self-esteem.

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