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Turnover intention and Its Influencing factors among care workers (요양보호사의 이직의도 및 영향요인)

  • Sung, kyoung-Ja
    • Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
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    • v.18 no.5
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    • pp.285-293
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    • 2017
  • This study examined the causal relationship among job stress, fatigue, and job satisfaction, which affect the turnover intention of elderly nursing home care workers. Data were collected from Sep.15 to Sep. 30, 2014. Structured self-administered questionnaires were delivered and collected without the respondents' personal information. The subjects were 232 female care workers working in nursing homes in D city. The data were analyzed using the SPSSWIN 21.0 and AMOS 21.0 programs. Covariance structure analysis was performed to estimate the causal relationship between the variables affecting the turnover intention of care workers. The results of the analysis were as follows. The variables included in this study were fatigue, which comprised 4.9% of job stress. Job satisfaction explained 54.6% of job stress and fatigue. The turnover intention was 46.2% due to job stress, fatigue, and job satisfaction. In other words, job stress, fatigue, and job satisfaction had a direct or indirect effect on the turnover intention of care workers. In conclusion, job stress, fatigue, and job satisfaction affect the turnover intention. Therefore, a policy to improve the work environment and working conditions is needed to reduce the turnover intention of care workers, and fulfill their duties in a stable life time workplace.

The Study on Modification Methods of Residents Registration Number System (재가방문 요양보호사의 대인관계스트레스가 이직의도에 미치는 영향 - 소진의 매개효과 검증)

  • Lee, Youn-Suk;Park, Kyung-il
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.16 no.11
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    • pp.369-383
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    • 2016
  • This study aims for strengthening the ability of home visiting care giver by figuring out interpersonal stress of bearing hardships which affect turnover intentions of home visiting care givers and by focusing on mediating effect of burnout. First, in summary, the analysis result was that the age of care givers and the presence of spouse are in relational factors correlated with burnout. Also age and experience of turnover have some connection with turnover intentions. Second, interpersonal stress of burnout and turnover intentions have static correlation. Third, the interpersonal stress represents increasing level of stress of burnout and the intervention of burnout shows static effects on turnover intentions of care givers. Suggestions of this study's results are, first, solution of interpersonal stress which home visiting care givers are facing should be improved by families' support or encouragement. In addition, the more professional and organized job training should be advanced to improve the understanding of various situations and coping skills. Second, the more interest should be need on business characteristics and environmental limitation. Also many centers that support care givers should reinforce their role. Third, to decrease the turnover intention which comes from interpersonal stress, doing some burnout research could be helpful and especially the legal regime which supports the research of burnout is essential.

Effects of an Early Childhood Environmental Education Program on Knowledge, Emotional Attitude, Perceived Behavior Control, and Behavioral Intention toward Environmental Pollution (유아환경교육프로그램이 환경오염에 대한 지식, 정서적 태도, 행동통제감 및 행동의도에 미치는 효과)

  • Gwon, Gi-Nam;Yoo, An-Jin
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.43 no.8
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    • pp.99-114
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    • 2005
  • The aim of this study was to estimate the effects of an early childhood environmental education program developed on the basis of relationships among preschoolers' knowledge, emotional attitude, and perceived behavior control of environmental pollution on their knowledge, emotional attitude, perceived behavior control, and behavioral intention. A total of 146 five-year-old preschoolers from eight child-care centers in Seoul and Kyoungki Province participated in this study. The following are the main results of this study. first, the higher the level of knowledge the preschoolers had, the more negative emotional attitude they displayed. Furthermore, the more negative emotional attitude they displayed, the higher the level of perceived behavior control they had. On the contrary, the relationships between knowledge and perceived behavior control varied with exposure situation to environmental pollution. Second, after the environmental education program was administered to the experimental group, the preschoolers from experimental group exhibited more knowledge, more negative emotional attitude, higher perceived behavior control and more active behavioral intention towards environmental pollution than those in the control group.

Users' Preference and Acceptance of Smart Home Technologies (사용자의 스마트 주거 기술 선호와 수용에 관한 연구)

  • Cho, Myung Eun;Kim, Mi Jeong
    • Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea Planning & Design
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    • v.34 no.11
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    • pp.75-84
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    • 2018
  • This study analyzed users' acceptance and intention to use in addition to needs and preferences of smart home technologies, and identified the differences in technology preference and acceptance by different factors. The subjects were residents in the 40s and 60s residing in the Seoul or suburbs of Seoul, and questionnaires were conducted in the 40s while interviews with questionnaires were conducted in the 60s. A total of 105 questionnaires were used as data, and frequency, mean, crossover, independent sample t test, one-way ANOVA and multiple regression analysis were performaed using SPSS23. The results of this study are as follows. First, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia were the most common diseases among respondents and if there was no discomfort, they would like to continue living in the homes of the current residence. Therefore, the direction of smart home development should support the daily living and health care so that residents can live a healthy life for a long time in their living space. Second, the technologies that residents most need were a control technology of residential environments and a monitoring technology of residents' health and physiological changes. The most preferred sensor types are motion sensors and speech recognition while video cameras have a very low preference. Third, technology anxiety was the most significant factor influencing intention to accept smart home technology. The greater the technology anxiety is, the weaker the acceptance of technology. Fourth, when applying smart residential technology in homes, various resident characteristics should be considered. Age and technology intimacy were the most influential variables, and accordingly there were differences in technology preference and acceptance. Therefore, a user-friendly smart home plan should be done in the consideration of the results.

A Study on Purchase Intention to Factors Related to Well-Being Food between South Korean and Chinese Consumers (한·중 소비자의 웰빙식품 관련변수에 따른 구매의도)

  • Lin, Hai Bo;Lee, Seung Sin
    • Journal of Korean Home Management Association
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    • v.32 no.2
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    • pp.117-130
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    • 2014
  • 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.

Verification of the relationship between problematic toenails recognition and nail salon recommendations (문제성 발톱 인식과 네일샵 추천의도의 관계 검증)

  • Kim, Seon-Hee;Kim, Eun-Sook
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.10 no.9
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    • pp.301-309
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    • 2019
  • This research's purpose is figuring out the influencing factor on nail salon visitors recommendation intention. For this research, survey data of 305 men and women in their 10s to 50s were gathered in the area. Gathering the surveys, 170 people who did not have insincere response and problematic toenails were excluded. The rest 135 was used for the study. After analyzing the outcome (F=5.588, p<.01), from problematic toenails in the ingrown toenails there was a statistical significant difference. In foot care and location, the difference effectiveness is care/home remedy/pharmacy.(F=4.319, p<.01). Looking at recommendation intention for problematic toenails at the nail salon (F=15.152, p<.01). In addition, is it possible for the nail salon to improve as well as to prevent problematic toenails, can the nail salon care for problematic toenails, foot care behavior, intention of visiting nail salon on recognition of professionalism influences on nail salon recommendation intention by statically appeared to be significant (F=16.847, p<.001). Therefore, this research recognizes and raises the nail salon visitors quality on problematic toenails. Following problematic toenails type, we can further extend to improve as well as to prevent judging from the given data.

Influencing Factors on Service Quality of Care Helpers Working for the Elderly in Long Term Care (요양보호사의 서비스 질에 미치는 영향요인)

  • Yi, Yeo-Jin;Park, Kwang-Hi
    • Korean Journal of Occupational Health Nursing
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    • v.21 no.2
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    • pp.145-153
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    • 2012
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to verify influencing factors on service quality provided by care helpers working for the elderly in long term care. Methods: The data were collected using self-reported questionnaire from 221 care helpers working in long-term care facility or home care service center. The data were analyzed using multiple regression with the SPSS/WIN 17.0 program. Results: There were significant differences in service quality depending on the health status, intimacy level, pleasure level, job education, and turnover intention. Factors influencing service quality were gender, intimacy level with elderly, type of working place and job satisfaction with $R^2$ value of 17.3%. The most influencing factor was intimacy level (${\beta}$=.249), followed by job satisfaction (${\beta}$=.208), gender (${\beta}$=.170), and type of working place (${\beta}$=.146). Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that the effort to improve the service quality of care helper should be focused on helping intimacy building between the elderly and the care helper. Also, a more effective way to improve service quality would be intervening for care helpers providing institutional care.

Effect of Intention Attribution, Emotional Attribution and Language Ability on Proactive Aggression by Preschoolers According to Age and Emotional Condition of Counterpart Child (유아의 의도귀인과 정서귀인 및 언어능력이 주도적 공격성에 미치는 영향: 유아의 연령과 상대 유아의 정서조건에 따른 차이)

  • Jung, Hyun-Sim;Yi, Soon-Hyung
    • Family and Environment Research
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    • v.54 no.1
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    • pp.45-56
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    • 2016
  • This study investigates: (1) children's proactive aggression according to age and the emotional condition of the counterpart child, (2) if children's intention attribution, emotional attribution (victim and perpetrator) and language ability influences proactive aggression according to age and the emotional condition of the counterpart child. The subjects were 68 3-year-old and 70 5-year-old children. Each child was individually interviewed with picture cards. Collected data were coded and analyzed in SPSS with frequencies, percentiles, means, standard deviations, repeated measures analysis of variance (ANOVA), t -tests, Pearson correlations and multiple linear regression. The results showed that 3-year-old children showed more proactive aggression and physical aggression than 5-year-old children. They showed more proactive aggression when counterpart child was in a happy condition than in a fear condition. Intention attribution, emotional attribution, and language ability partially affected a children's proactive aggression according to age and the emotional condition of the counterpart child. This study has practical implications for teachers in regards to children's proactive aggressive behavior at child care centers. Teachers use specific to develop advantages as the basis for developing aggression prevention programs that consider emotional and cognitive factors.

The Research on Job Satisfaction of Home appliances Service Engineer (가전제품 서비스 엔지니어의 직무만족도에 관한 연구)

  • Oh, Myoung-Kwan;Jun, Ho-Ik
    • Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
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    • v.9 no.6
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    • pp.1874-1881
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    • 2008
  • This study surveyed and analysed the factors that affect the job satisfaction of a home appliances service engineer. The job satisfaction analysis was based on two separate branches: the satisfaction of the current position and the intention to work. As the result, it was apprehended that as far as the individual qualities of the engineer are concerned, personality is a factor that had an effect on job satisfaction. Concerning the organisational qualities, it was analysed that social support, allowances and welfare were factors that contributed largely; and concerning the work itself, it was acknowledged that the appropriateness of the work influenced job satisfaction. To conclude, it was analysed that to increase job satisfaction, it would be important first and foremost to employ employees who have extroversive personalities, to take good care of the allowances and welfare of the employees and to distribute appropriately the amount of work.

The Needs of a Parent Education Program for the Prevention of Home Injury (가정내 안전사고 예방을 위한 부모교육 프로그램 요구)

  • Kim, Hye-Gum
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.44 no.1
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    • pp.87-99
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    • 2006
  • This study investigated the degree to which young children's mothers needed a parent education program on home safety, the preferred goals, contents, methods, and evaluation of a parent education program on home safety, and whether or not the needs for a parent education program on home safety varied according to mothers' age, education background, and job. This study also analyzed the experience of their participation in any parent education program on home safety and its effect according to mothers' age, education background, and job. The data were collected from 569 mothers of young children and analyzed by $X^2$ and F tests. A questionnaire was developed based on the research of Peterson and Mori (1985) and Jung et al. (1992). The conclusions of this study were as follows: 1. The majority (92.8%) of mothers recognized the need for a parent education program on home safety and 97.5% indicated an intention of participating in a parent education program on home safety. 2. Mothers rated the most important goal of a parent education program on home safety as protecting young children from injuries. Mothers in their 30's responded to the need for understanding of young children's development characteristics and safety guidance as the highest while mothers in their 20's responded methods of first aid the highest. 3. The preferred methods of a parent education program on home safety were activities or learning by experience and the preferred instructors were safety professionals majoring in child development and family studies or early childhood education. The preferred practice methods of a parent education program on home safety were 5 sessions, with 25-29 participants, at young children's institute, on weekday afternoons, for one and a half hours per session, and with evaluation through questionnaire. 4. Nearly half (44%) of mothers had participated in a parent education program on home safety during the previous 3 years and 77.6% of them responded that a parent education program on home safety was effective on their safety lives. Mothers in their 30's had more experiences of a parent education program for home safety more than mothers in their 20's.