International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Influence of Job Characteristics and Job Satisfaction Effect Work Adjustment for Entering Labor Market of New Graduates in Thailand
Khahan Na-Nan, Peerapong Pukkeeree

The purpose of this research was to study both direct and indirect influences of factors of job characteristics, personality characteristic, and job satisfaction with work adjustment of new graduates. The research sample consisted of 310 new graduates of Rajamangala UniversityofTechnology Thanyaburi. The employed research instrument was a questionnaire with 5-level rating scales. Statistics for data analysis were the confirmation factor analysis, and structural equation model. Research findings were as follows: The results showed that the personality characteristics and job satisfaction factors showed direct effect to work adjustment factor and then also showed that the personality characteristics had indirect effect to work adjustment though job satisfaction affected statistical significant. The overall factors as stated above could forecast the work adjustment with an accuracy of 40 percent. Consequently, the Structural Equation Model was tested who the researcher as the best fits model with empirical data.

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