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URN etd-0711114-141106
Author I-Ting Chen
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Department Institute of Human Resource Management
Year 2013
Semester 2
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title The Impact of Job Characteristics on Job Insecurity- The Mediating Effects of Employability and Substitutability
Date of Defense 2014-05-26
Page Count 81
Keyword
  • job characteristic
  • job insecurity
  • employability
  • substitutability
  • Abstract Financial crisis and the European debt crisis impact not only the livelihood and economic field in America and Europe, but also the economy and various industries all over the world. Economic crisis causes the rise of unemployment and makes the working conditions worse and worse. In such threatened conditions which employees are in the unstable working environment with continued employment pressure and powerlessness, employees feel job insecurity.
    Employees’ attitudes, motivation and behavior are strongly affected by the work performed eight hours or even longer everyday. Job characteristics influence the workflow, work performance, and the psychology of employees. This study investigates how job characterisc, employability, and substitutability afftect job insecurity individually among different levels of employees in each industry as well as the mediating effects of employability and substitutability.
    124 valid questionnaires are collected. After using Pearson correlation and regression to analyze the data, the findings of this study are as folling:
    1. That three core dimensions, task significance, autonomy, and feedback of job characteristic has a significant negative relation with job insecurity.
    2. That four core dimensions, skill variety, task identity, task significance, and feedback of job characteristic has a significant positive relation with employability.
    3. That three core dimensions, skill variety, task identity, and task significance of job characteristic has a significant negative relation with substitutability.
    4. That employability and substitutability has no great impact on job insecurity so the mediating effects of employability and substitutability can not be confirmed.
    Advisory Committee
  • Liang-Chih Hunag - chair
  • Shyh-Jer Chen - co-chair
  • Jin-Feng Uen - advisor
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  • etd-0711114-141106.pdf
  • Indicate in-campus at 2 year and off-campus access at 2 year.
    Date of Submission 2014-08-11

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