Relationship of Job Satisfaction to Well-Being- The Government-Owned Enterprise as an Example

  • Shun-Hsing Chen Department of Marketing & Distribution Management, Oriental Institute of Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • Yung-Yu Lee Department of Child Care & Education, Yu-Da of Science and Technology University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Keywords: Government-Owned Enterprise’s Employees, Job Satisfaction, Well-Being.


There is an obvious difference of the operation between state-run businesses and privately owned enterprise. The fact is that state-run businesses are often in a dilemma while they are planning to make profits because they have to take both regulation and the public benefits into consideration. The purpose of the study is to investigate state-run employees job satisfaction and well-being in Miao-Li country of Taiwan Power Company. The study was conducted by questionnaire. The 222 valid samples were selected from 260 ones. Research results are concluded as follows:

There is a significant difference between employees background factors and their Job Achievement dimension of job satisfaction such as status of marriage, educational backgrounds, ages and working seniority. The employees with different genders and job types has a significant difference on Promotion Opportunity dimension of job satisfaction. The employees with various job types have a significant difference on Job Support dimension of job satisfaction. There is a significant difference on employees job types for Mental Physical and Health dimension of well-being. There is a significant difference on employees working seniority for Life satisfaction dimension of job satisfaction. The degree of job satisfaction and well-being has positive correlation. The dimensions of Job Achievement and Colleague Relationship have significant difference on the employees well-being. There are some findings and suggestions provided to related departments and government as refines for management and applications.


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How to Cite
Chen, S.-H., & Lee, Y.-Y. (2015). Relationship of Job Satisfaction to Well-Being- The Government-Owned Enterprise as an Example. Journal of Research in Business, Economics and Management, 4(2), 376-384. Retrieved from