WIT Press


Comparative Gender Differences In Faculty Job Satisfaction At Higher Education: Taiwan And China

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CI040281

Volume

31

Pages

8

Published

2004

Size

359 kb

Author(s)

L.C. Tu, P. Bernard, M. Plaisent & L. Maguiraga

Abstract

The study examined the IT and gender differences in job satisfaction between Taiwan and China higher education faculty. The data of job satisfaction was obtained from 194 Taiwanese faculty (48 IT faculty) and 211 Chinese faculty at college levels. It is hypothesized that faculty perceptions of job satisfaction affect their attitudes toward the educational reforms. The SPSS v10 software, which included descriptive statistics, analysed the data: t-test, and Pearson correlation coefficient. The mean score of job satisfaction for Taiwanese IT faculty was 13.04, and the mean score for Chinese IT faculty was 10.83. In the total score for job satisfaction, there were no statistically significant IT faculty differences between Taiwanese faculty (t=-0.802, p=0.423) and Chinese faculty (t=

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