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URN etd-0028114-202715
Author Chia-wei Ching
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Department Institute of Human Resource Management
Year 2013
Semester 1
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title A Study of Work-Life Balance and Happiness: The Case of Young Airline Crew
Date of Defense 2014-01-20
Page Count 99
Keyword
  • young airline crew
  • work-life balance
  • work-life conflict
  • work-life enhancement
  • personal needs
  • happiness
  • Abstract In recent years, work-life balance and happiness have become one of the hottest issues worldwide. Enterprises’ are starting to emphasize on the necessity to promote employees’ work-life balance or happiness, in order to obtain the benefits from it. As the aviation industry flourishes in our nation, the demand for manpower increase rapidly. Subjected to the competition within the industry, airline companies started to emphasize on the importance of human capital, especially airline crews. With the large scale recruiting in progress, more and more young people are joining the industry.
    This research study is to explore the relation between work-life balance and happiness among young airline crews, and also the moderating effect of personal needs. This research study uses happiness as the dependent variable, work-life balance as the independent variable, and personal needs as the moderating variable for analysis.
    This research study employed both online and paper questionnaire survey to collect data. The target samples are airline crews under age of 35, and collected 204 valid questionnaires in total. This research study uses hierarchical linear regression analysis as the main method to test the research hypotheses.
    The result showed that young airline crews’ work-life balance has a positive effect to their happiness. Also, young airline crews’ need for power and need for achievement will have moderating effect to the relationship between their work-life balance and happiness. Finally, according to the results, the research study gives advises to the management, employees and also people who want to join the industry.
    Advisory Committee
  • Liang-Chih Huang - chair
  • Shyh-jer Chen - co-chair
  • Jin-Feng Uen - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2014-01-28

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