The relationship of job satisfaction and leisure satisfaction to life satisfaction

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SeaYoung Park


The purpose of this study were to examine the relationship between job satisfaction and life satisfaction, the relationship between leisure satisfaction and life satisfaction, the influence of job satisfaction and leisure satisfaction to life satisfaction, and the relationship between job satisfaction and leisure satisfaction. The data were gathered from 611 employees who are working in various organizations in Korea. Life satisfaction was measured with satisfaction with life and psychological well-being. Convergent validity of life satisfaction scale was identified with satisfaction with life scale and psychological well-being scale. Job satisfaction and leisure satisfaction were found to be significant positive predictors of life satisfaction. Regression analyses indicated that job satisfaction was the better predictor of life satisfaction, but leisure satisfaction added significantly to the prediction. Correlation between job satisfaction and leisure satisfaction was significant. Finally, the implications and limitations of this studty, and the directions for future research were discussed.

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ParkS. (2011). The relationship of job satisfaction and leisure satisfaction to life satisfaction. Korean Journal of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 24(2), 331-353. Retrieved from
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