Understanding the Work Values of Chinese Employees
Xiaochuan Jiang, Jianfeng Yang
DOI: 10.4236/psych.2011.26089   PDF   HTML     6,403 Downloads   13,509 Views   Citations


This study aimed to explore work values in Mainland China. A total of 1,155 Chinese employees participated in this study by filling out questionnaires. Data was analysed using factor analysis, analysis of variance, and regression. Results showed that Chinese employee emphasized social harmony and self-realization the most, followed by prosperous development and material conditions. There were substantial relationships between work values and gender, age, hierarchical levels, and organizational performance. However, tenure and organizational size had no significant effect on work values.

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Jiang, X. & Yang, J. (2011). Understanding the Work Values of Chinese Employees. Psychology, 2, 579-583. doi: 10.4236/psych.2011.26089.

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