Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict (Print ISSN: 1544-0508; Online ISSN: 1939-4691 )


Area Unit Gender Differences And Job Attribute Preferences

Author(s): Xuting Tan

Sex variations in work values, are a very important space of analysis since the author studies of the 1930’s. AN ever-growing literature on the topic has yielded contradictory results as some studies have found vital sex variations whereas others haven't. Work values, those qualities individuals ask for from their jobs, have recently been given the term work or job attribute preferences to differentiate them from higher ethical values like those represented by Rokeach. These job characteristics area unit a lot of basic than interests and area unit related to job satisfaction or discontentment as they mirror a correspondence between wants and satisfaction. it's thus vital to know the values or attribute preferences delivered to the geographic point by the lads and ladies in today’s labor. This study examines this literature on gender variations in job attribute preferences, notably the results of socialization, structure structure, and changes that appear to possess occurred over time. It then presents the results of a survey replicating the study by Beutell and Brenner that compared girls and men’s ratings of the importance of twenty five job attributes known by Manhardt . The findings from this study area unit analyzed and so compared to the sooner study.

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