How can Women Working in Mining Achieve a Flourishing Life


Mining is a high-risk field of work, especially for women. A work environment that is prone to accidents is the basis for the application of strict work rules. This risk causes concern and has an impact on the individual’s process of achieving a flourishing life. Although, individual personality considerations also play a role in achieving flourishing. This study aims to determine the relationship between the big five personalities and development. This research is nonexperimental quantitative research with a correlational approach. The research respondents were 32 female employees who worked in the mining company. The age of the respondents was in the range of 20–54 years. The majority of respondents had a bachelor’s degree. As many as 68.75% of employees work in the office and 31.25% work in the field. The scale used is the Ten-Item Personality Inventory (TIPI) and the Flourishing Scale (FS). The analysis was performed with multiple linear regression. The results showed that big five personalities simultaneously does not affect flourishing (R = 0.515; P > 0.05). However, partially agreeableness and conscientiousness influence flourishing (R = 0.493; P < 0.05). That is, women who work in mining with agreeableness and conscientiousness tend to flourish more easily than extraversion, emotional stability, and openness to experience. However, the personalities of the big five were not an important consideration in achieveing a flourish life for women who work in mining company.

Keywords: big five personalities, flourishing, mining female employees

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