The Determinant Factors of Employees’ Subjective Wellbeing


One of the keys to productivity is the subjective wellbeing of workers. The professional and familial roles of women is a combination that promotes the growth of health and wellbeing. The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between the work-family balance and gratitude towards employees’ subjective wellbeing. This research used quantitative approaches and data collected using three-scale: the subjective wellbeing scale, the work-family balance scale, and the scale of gratitude. This research subject consisted of 100 employees with married status, having more than 1 (one) child, working for at least two years, and Yogyakarta’s research position. Multiple linear regression analysis were used for data analysis. The findings revealed that there was a significant correlation with an R coefficient of 0.584 with a significance level (p) of 0.000 (p <0.01) between work-family balance and gratitude for subjective wellbeing, meaning association between the balanced of work as well as family and subjective wellbeing is acknowledged. The result indicates a coefficient of correlation (rx1y) of 0.102 with a degree of significance of 0.000 (p<0.01). Results for the analysis of employees subjective wellbeing and gratitude resulting with a coefficient of association (rx1y) rx2y) of 0.584 with a significance level of 0.000 (p <0.01). Together, work-family balance and gratitude make a beneficial 34.1 percent contribution to subjective wellbeing. In conclusion, the study findings indicate a significant relationship between work-family harmony and gratitude for employees’ subjective wellbeing.

Keywords: gratitude, subjective wellbeing, work-family balance

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