女性ホワイトカラーのモチベーション研究--日本の総合職と一般事務職に着目して [in Japanese] The factor analysis of motivation of young female white collar: focus on career-track positions and a general clerical job in Japan [in Japanese]
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Although motivation research is a field of industrial psychology, it is a topic often taken up according to business economics these days. Especially work motivation research attracts attention as an important factor which improves a working staff's productivity of labor. The work motivation is explained from the theories such as achievement motivation, expectation theory, target-setting theory, an equity theory, job satisfaction, and the loyalty to the company organization. This thesis aims at exploring the factor which specifies the work motivation of the female white collar in Japan, taking into consideration to career-track positions and a general clerical job. This thesis is analyzing what affects their work motivation for the white collar of woman (n=357) who has worked in the same company continuously after college graduate by the method of least squares, using the data for this secondary analysis, "A college graduate woman's career choice behavior and a vocation life survey, 1993." from Social Science Japan Data Archive (SSJDA) attached to the University of Tokyo. The main finding in this study is that th\e career-track positions have an influence of positive on the work motivation rather than a general clerical job. Moreover, it is shown that it is also important to accept to convert into career-track positions from a general clerical job. This result shows that promotional increase and promotion are also effective in order to raise a female work motivation, as theory shows.
- Journal of the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences
Journal of the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences 13, 247-257, 2010