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Journal of Korean Home Management Association
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Volume 32, Issue 6 - Dec 2014
Volume 32, Issue 5 - Oct 2014
Volume 32, Issue 4 - Aug 2014
Volume 32, Issue 3 - Jun 2014
Volume 32, Issue 2 - Apr 2014
Volume 32, Issue 1 - Feb 2014
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Housing Aspirations of College Students from Post Graduation to Pre Marriage
Yang, Sehwa ; Kim, Myo-Jung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 1~11
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.1
This study investigated the characteristics of housing considerations of college students from post graduation to pre marriage. The data came from the survey with 267 college students in Ulsan and Daegu from November 26 through December 14, 2012 and were analyzed with descriptive statistics, cross-tabulation analysis with chi-squared test, and logistic regression analysis. Over half of the respondents desired to separate from parents for the adulthood and about forty-three percent of them wanted to live alone. Among the housing characteristics, location, utilities, housing type and facility features were important for the respondents desiring to live the single life, and specifically, apartment and efficiency with
, low monthly rents, floor plan with bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, and good public transportations were the most and primarily preferred features of housing for their future housing consideration. The variables influencing future housing preferences for the respondents were the number of roommate and preferred housing type.
An Analysis of Inappropriate Consumer Compliant Behavior Type Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior
Lee, Youngae ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 13~26
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.13
The theory of planned behavior proposed by Ajzen predicts that certain behaviors are determined by behavioral intentions which are affected by an attitudinal belief toward the behavior, the subject norms, and the individual's perception of their control over the behavior. This study's aim is to examine consumers' inappropriate complaint behaviors, using the theory of planned behavior. Consumers' inappropriate complaint behaviors are defined by two types, which are low -and high-intensity inappropriate complaint behavior based on the primary data collected from a group of consumer affairs professionals in the business field. The survey questionnaire was administered to 1,000 consumers via an on-line survey. The two models were assessed with path analysis in order to predict consumers' inappropriate complaint behaviors, using the theory of planned behavior. The results are as follows: First, two types of inappropriate compliant behaviors were identified according to the results of an exploratory study conducted by professionals who had been employed at the department of consumer affairs. Second, the theory of planned behavior is adequately fitted to examine the factors related to consumers' inappropriate complaint behaviors. Also, all three variables based on the theory of planned behavior, -perceived behavior control, subjective norm, and attitude-had a significant effect on inappropriate complaint behavior intention. Third, consumers' inappropriate complaint behavior intention played the most significant role in low-intensity inappropriate complaint behavior, whereas attitude was found to play a significant role in high-intensity inappropriate complaint behavior. The significance and implication were discussed in terms of effective customer management strategies.
A Study on 'Care Work' Directionality of Child Care Helper in Healthy Family Support Centers
Lee, Eun-Joo ; Jun, Mi-Kyung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 27~40
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.27
The purpose of this study is to examine the motive of participating in the care work, the overall cognition survey for the care work and the infant care practice areas required in the care work for the child care helpers who activate in the care work, and search for methods of specializing infant care and care experiences on the results. Results of study showed that firstly, middle- or the late middle-age women participated in the care worker recognized care work as productive labor to create economic value and that secondly, the child care helpers' recognition degree of self-development and job satisfaction through performance of care work was wholly high level and that there was will of participation in training for self-development but actual participation rate was low due to restrictions by general conditions. Thirdly, the infant care practice areas and their particular contents that the child care helpers recognized in the care work necessary were highly shown in the whole. The requested level of education for safety management, play guidance, humanity guidance for infant and child was high. Point to discuss is that occupation stability and occupation image must be raised through the public job-hunting system for the child care helpers. In addition, a tailor-made education support suitable for the child care helpers' career stage is needed. Education support by the performance of infant care practice area and the educational requirements must be provided to major rearers to ensure that they can function as behavioral and emotional supporters. Finally, a support system for continuous self-management.
Sleep Patterns and Early Adjustment in 1- to 3-year-old Children in Daycare
Kim, Jinwook ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 41~52
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.41
The present study investigated the sleep patterns 1-to 3-year-old children and examined whether their sleep patterns would predict their early adjustment to daycare centers. The participants were 239 young children attending daycare centers in Seoul. The data on children's sleep patterns were collected by parent report. Children's adjustment to daycare was assessed by daycare providers' reports. The data were analyzed by means of Chi-square test, t-test, Pearson's correlation, ANOVA and discriminant analysis. The results were as follows: Children from dual-earner families had shorter nocturnal sleep duration than those from single-earner families. There was no significant relation between daytime sleep duration and sleep-onset time at night. It was found that children who go to bed earlier were more likely to get sufficient sleep without nocturnal wakefulness. Age and total sleep duration were seen to be significant variables when it came to discriminating between the adjustment versus maladjustment groups.
Development of the 「Authentic Parental Competence Scale」 for Mothers with School-age Children
Chung, Kai-Sook ; Goh, Eun-Kyung ; Park, Hee-Kyung ; Cha, Jee-Ryang ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 53~75
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.53
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate the "Authentic Parental Competence Scale" for mothers with school-age children. Based on a literature review, the study found that 'authentic parental competence' could be divided into parenting comperence, self-system competence, and social competence. In addition, the scale comprised three factors consisting of 43. The study collected data through behavior event interview(BEI), focus group interview(FGI), and three times Delphi investigation. The scale for mothers of school-age children consisted of a total of 129 items, which included three different dimensions (knowledge, skill, and attitude), and four factors were extracted from factor analysis following a survey of 362 mothers. The factors were labeled as "ability of developmental positive parenting," "ability of playing a role as a citizen and making social contributions," "ability of self-understanding and interpersonal relations," and "ability of self-growth and self-determination." In addition, the results revealed that the "Authentic Parental Competence Scale" showed an appropriate level of construct validity, reliability of the scales, distribution of item response, and item discrimination.
Preschoolers' Effortful Control according to Paternal and Maternal Parenting Behaviors: Focusing on the Interaction Effect between Gender and Parenting Behaviors
Bae, Yun Jin ; Lim, Ji Young ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 77~97
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.77
The purpose of this study was to examine 1) the relations among parent-reported, teacher-reported, and task-observed effortful control, and 2) the differences of preschoolers' effortful control based on preschoolers' gender and parenting behaviors (affectionate, controlled). In this study, the subjects were 221 preschoolers (104 boys, 117 girls) and their parents. The preschoolers' effortful controls was measured by Effortful Control Battery (Snack Delay, Turtle and Rabbit, and Red-Green Sign) and the Children's Behavior Questionnaire-Short Form. Parenting behavior was measured by the Parenting Style scale. The major results of this study were as follows. First, there were positive correlations between parent-reported effortful control and both teacher-reported and task-observed effortful control. Second, there were significant differences in preschoolers' effortful control by gender and level of affectionate parenting behavior. And there was an interaction effect between gender and level of affectionate parenting behavior on preschoolers' effortful control. The implications of this study were as follows. It is needed to evaluate effortful control in various circumstances and by multiple raters, and affectionate parenting behavior had an important role upon boys' effortful control rather than that of girls.
The Effects of Consumers' Recognition and Information Searches Comparative to Private Brand(PB) Products on Consumer Dissatisfaction
Ma, Mi-Young ; Cui, Ming ; Bae, Yoon-Shin ; Seo, Mi-Hye ; Na, Seung-Bok ; Lee, Seung-Sin ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 99~116
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.99
Domestic PB products have emerged and been distributed by hypermarkets, department stores, convenience stores, as well as TV home shopping channels and Internet shopping malls. However, the fierce competition among the distributors due to the emergence of the PB products have caused the diversion of consumers' recognition to be reduced weight and volume as well as had the effect of misleading consumers about the prices. The width of the PB product price's up and down is larger than the width of the NB product. Thus, following consumers' purchases of PB products, there has been an increasing number of consumer complaints. In order to research consumers' recognition of PB products and to examine how consumers' recognition and information search comparative to PB products affect consumers' dissatisfaction, an online survey targeted consumers with experience purchasing PB products. This study was conducted and analyzed using SPSS 19 Statistics. The findings can be summarized as follows. Even though more consumers who frequently purchased and used the PB products, the more they compared with information search comparative to the NB product and then purchased the PB product. We investigated the result that the relevant variables of consumer complaints have some relative influence in the purchasing of PB products. There will be a higher probability o the group having high recognition about price and safety not making consumer complaints in comparison with the probability of other consumers making complaints after the purchase of a PB product. Therefore, based on the results of this study, companies need to build a system so that they can figure out consumers' needs in order to prevent the occurrence of consumer complaints related to the products of distribution companies' brands. By means of the system, it is also necessary for companies to collect consumer complaints and analyze them by category. Then they eventually should develop a consumer-centered management system which may contribute to quality improvement, product development and the reduction of consumer complaints.
A Study on Purchase Intention to Factors Related to Well-Being Food between South Korean and Chinese Consumers
Lin, Hai Bo ; Lee, Seung Sin ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 117~130
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.117
Since 1992, with the beginning of trade between Korea and China, their commercial relationship has become closer than before. As a result of better quality of life, the consumers of the two countries value well-being more the before. Thus, this paper examined the information search, awareness, purchasing motivation, and purchasing intention of well-being food of Korean and Chinese consumers, and identified the dominant factors influencing the purchasing intentions of well-being food. Firstly, the information searches of well-being food showed significant differences between the Korean and Chinese consumers. Secondly, the awareness of well-being food between the consumers of the two countries did not show significant differences. Thirdly, the results about the purchasing motivation of well-being food showed that the Chinese consumers had stronger purchasing motivation related to 'social responsibility' than that of Korean consumers, and the differences were significant. Fourthly, the results on the purchasing intentions of well-being food indicated that the Chinese consumers had greater intentions than Korean consumers. Fifthly, for the Korean consumers, the variables influencing the purchasing intentions of well-being food were the considerations of health care, purchasing motivation ('personal desire'), and the awareness of well-being food. For the Chinese consumers, the awareness of well-being food, gender (female), information search of well-being food, and education were formed the main variables.
Marriage and Family Discourse of Ever-Single Women in their 40s and 50s
Sung, Miai ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 131~141
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.131
This study attempted to achieve an understanding of how ever-single women in their 40s and 50s deconstructed and restructured on marriage and family. For this aim, this study adopted a qualitative method. The participants were 13 single women in their 40s and 50s who had never been married. In-depth individual interviews were carried out, focusing on ever-single women's views about marriage and family. The result of theme analysis indicated that the participants considered marriage as an unfavorable lifestyle for women. The participants could be split into two types based on their perspectives on marriage. The first type had a universal concept of marriage. In other words, they believed that when they growup, they should be married women. The other type had a negative concept of marriage because of their parents'unhappy marriage. Despite their view of marriage, all of the participants recognized marriage as a patriarchal structure. Also, they had a strong sense of responsibility to their original families. They had a broad definition of family, so they considered their parents, siblings, and siblings' family members as their family. In addition, they interacted with their families, especially their mothers, who did not have control over their lives but supported them and showed interest in their lives. Like this, the participants maintained their views of married life and family without changing after their single status and had close relationships with their family members.
A Case Study of Sandplay Therapy from the Perspective of the Father Complex for a Female College Student Raised in a Wife-battering Family
Sim, Hee-Og ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 32, issue 2, 2014, Pages 143~157
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2014.32.2.143
This study explored how a female college student from a wife-battering family overcame her negative father complex and found her femininity through sandplay therapy. The client wanted to have good relationships with people as a result of the therapy. Thirty-one therapy sessions were held. The initial phase of therapy included 1-7 sessions, the intermediate phase included 8-27 sessions, and the final phase included 28-31 sessions. The client expressed her empty heart, frozen femininity and potential to work that was blocked in terms of her internal work as well as in her ability to have relationships in the first phase of therapy. During the middle phase of therapy she pursued her real and authentic self by meeting her shadow and acknowledging the different viewpoints of others. In the final phase of therapy she welcomed a new world with determination of what she would do after graduation in a real life. Through sandplay therapy in a free and protected space, the client overcame her negative father complex and found her natural femininity.