The Relationship between Value Domains and Subjective Well-Being of Employees: Evidence from Turkey

Aytül Ayşe Özdemir

Abstract


The main purposes of this study were to examine Turkish employee’s value preferences and to explore the relation between the preferences of value domains and subjective well-being. The study conducted on 145 employees working in private organizations indicated that universalism, benevolence, conformity, self-direction are the most strongly endorsed value domains by Turkish employees. It was found that achievement, hedonism and stimulation correlated positively with positive affect. Benevolence and tradition correlated negatively with positive affect. Universalism made a negative, tradition do a positive effect on life satisfaction. Suggestions for future research are explored.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijhrs.v4i4.6384

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