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Correlations Between Job Requirement and Job Satisfaction in Workers With Disabilities

  • Korean Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • Abbr : Korean J of Occup Ther
  • 2020, 28(1), pp.69-80
  • DOI : 10.14519/kjot.2020.28.1.05
  • Publisher : Korean Society Of Occupational Therapy
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Working Therapeutics
  • Received : July 23, 2019
  • Accepted : December 16, 2019
  • Published : March 30, 2020

Do, Ji-Hye 1 Yoo, Eun-Young 2

1연세대학교 일반대학원 작업치료학과
2연세대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objective: The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between job requirements and job satisfactionof disabled workers to determine the factors that influence their job satisfaction. Methods: In this study, the 2017 Panel Survey of Employment for the Disabled (PSED) by the Korea EmploymentAgency for Persons with Disabilities was analyzed. Of the 4,577 panelist data, 1,624 disabled workers were finallyanalyzed and only the items needed for this study were selected and analyzed. Results: The job satisfaction of workers with disabilities decreased with age, and increased with higher educationalattainment. There was a statistically significant correlation between job requirements and job satisfaction ofworkers with disabilities, and among them, computer skills, aptitude/major-match showed a higher job satisfactionand higher positive correlation coefficients than other factors. The job satisfaction of workers with disabilities wassignificantly higher in the case of regular employees and clerks, and was significantly lower in constructionworkers or elementary occupations. Conclusion: The results of this study confirmed the correlation between job requirements and job satisfaction ofworkers with disabilities. The results of this study can be used as basic data for the vocational rehabilitation ofoccupational therapists.

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