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On-Site Survey of Satisfaction with Job Environments and Training Situation of the Korean Sewing Technicians
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  • Journal title : Fashion & Textile Research Journal
  • Volume 18, Issue 3,  2016, pp.351-362
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for ClothIng Industry
  • DOI : 10.5805/SFTI.2016.18.3.351
 Title & Authors
On-Site Survey of Satisfaction with Job Environments and Training Situation of the Korean Sewing Technicians
Choi, Sunyoon;
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Domestic sewing industry is showing signs of a redevelopment and the demands of the sewing technician are gradually increasing. This study would investigate the opinions of sewing technicians about job environments and training situation in order to solve the shortage of sewing manpower. As a result of a survey with 100 sewing technicians, of the pay systems, the salary system showed the highest satisfaction and preference. Their satisfaction with pay was low. There was a tendency that they work on Saturdays and national holidays, and their satisfaction with the number of holidays was low. Most worked for 10 to 11 hours per day, and they showed low satisfaction with their working hours. There were no places to rest in the company. They showed law satisfaction with the air and vent. The sewing technicians were concerned about respiratory and musculoskeletal diseases because of the working and workplace environment and needed places to rest, vent facilities, and spacious and comfortable spaces. The total lead-time that they were sent to the field as skilled workers was 1 to less than 2 years; they received training from seniors; and the training period, mostly, was 6 months to 2 years. Most of the sewing technicians surveyed had the expertise, did not feel the necessity of retraining related to their tasks, and did not have any willingness to take reorientation due to a lack of time even with their tasks.
job environment;training situation;sewing industry;sewing technician;shortage of sewing manpower;
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