Health Policy Manag.  2015 Dec;25(4):334-343. 10.4332/KJHPA.2015.25.4.334.

A Comparative Study on Job Satisfaction between Regular and Non-regular workers in Hospitals

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  • 1Department of Health Administration, Jungwon University, Korea. mybabos@jwu.ac.kr

Abstract

BACKGROUND
The purposes of this study is to analysis the differences of the job satisfaction between regular and non-regular workers in hospitals.
METHODS
The samples used for data analysis are 632 workers of 6 hospitals using a standardized questionnaires in B, C, D, and G provinces. In research methodology, all the data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, t-test, Pearson's correlation, and multiple linear regression analysis.
RESULTS
In case of regular workers, communication, working conditions and employee benefit, and education were found to have a significant positive (+) effect on job satisfaction. In case of non-regular workers, empowerment, reward systems, communication, working conditions, and employee benefit had a significant positive (+) effect on job satisfaction.
CONCLUSION
These results showed that hospitals needed to reinforce communication, working conditions and employee benefit to regular and non-regular workers in order to improve job satisfaction. Especially, more empowerment, working conditions, and employee benefit should be given to non-regular workers.

Keyword

Non-regular worker; Regular worker; Job satisfaction; Hospitals
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