Title

The role of part time work quality in occupational value formation of Hong Kong Chinese young adults

Document Type

Presentation

Source Publication

The 28th International Congress of Psychology

Publication Date

8-11-2004

Publisher

Chinese Psychological Society

Abstract

Occupational values are salient correlates of occupational choices and behaviors. However, few studies attempt to delineate the formation of these values. Thus five hundred and two Hong Kong Chinese university students were recruited and completed a questionnaire on quality of their part time work and occupational values. In line with past studies, bivariate correlation results showed that quality of part time work was significantly related to occupational values. Specifically, high job autonomy, high role clarity, high job satisfaction and low role confiict were positively associated with high motivation to do good work. However, these job aspects were related negatively to work.

Additional Information

Abstract of presentation is also published in "International Journal of Psychology", 39(5/6), 340.

Recommended Citation

Cheung, Y.-l., & Tang, S.-k. C. (2004, August). The role of part time work quality in occupational value formation of Hong Kong Chinese young adults. Paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

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