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Influencing Factor of Happiness in the Employees of SME Manufacturing industry
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Influencing Factor of Happiness in the Employees of SME Manufacturing industry
Lee, Sook; Park, Hyun-Jung;
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This study examined the factors influencing the happiness of employees of the SME manufacturing industry. Data were collected from 139 employees using structured questionnaires, and were analyzed by a t-test, one way-ANOVA, Pearson`s correlation coefficient, and Hierarchical regression analysis using SPSS/WIN Ver 18.0 program. In general characteristics, happiness was significantly associated with age, level of education, religion, monthly income, monthly income satisfaction, position in the working area, and way of working. Happiness was positively correlated with self-esteem and perception of interpersonal caring behavior, and was negatively correlated with job stress. The factors influencing happiness was self-esteem and perception of interpersonal caring behavior, which explained 46.6%. Self-esteem and the perception of interpersonal caring behavior should be considered for improving the happiness of employees. The results will form the basis of nursing interventions to increase employees` happiness in the SME manufacturing industry.
Happiness;Interpersonal caring behavior;Job stress;Self-esteem;The SME[small and medium-sized enterprises] Manufacturing Industry;
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