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Job Satisfaction and Family Functioning of Dual-Earner Commuter Family in Malaysia

Farah Syuhada Pai1 and Zarinah Arshat1
  • 1 Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Journal of Social Sciences
Volume 16 No. 1, 2020, 17-22

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/jssp.2020.17.22

Submitted On: 22 July 2019 Published On: 17 January 2020

How to Cite: Pai, F. S. & Arshat, Z. (2020). Job Satisfaction and Family Functioning of Dual-Earner Commuter Family in Malaysia. Journal of Social Sciences, 16(1), 17-22. https://doi.org/10.3844/jssp.2020.17.22

Abstract

The aim of the present study is to determine the relationship between job satisfaction and family functioning of dual-earner commuter family in Malaysia. More over, the investigation of the differences on job satisfaction and family functioning based on gender is also being analyzed. A total sample of 180 respondents were analyzed with correlation and t-test analysis. Results showed that respondents with high level of job satisfaction were more likely to experience high level of family functioning. Besides, results also showed that there were no significant differences between husband and wife in job satisfaction and family functioning. These finding suggest that information in this present study is useful to dual-earner commuter family and others. The limitations of the study were also discussed in this study.

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Keywords

  • Job Satisfaction
  • Family Functioning
  • Dual-Earner Commuter Family