OPINIONS TOWARDS JAPANESE ADMINISTRATIVE STYLES AND JOB SATISFACTION AMONG THAI EMPLOYEES WORKING FOR JAPANESE COMPANIES IN AMATA NAKORN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CHON BURI PROVINCE
Keywords:Japanese-Style Administrative, Job Satisfaction, Japanese Companies
The purposes of this study were to examine and compare a level of opinion towards Japanese administrative styles and job satisfaction among Thai employees working for different types of Japanese companies located in Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate, Chon Buri Province. Thai employees working for Japanese companies in Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate were used as the sample with 200 employees being quota selected. The instrument used to collect the data was a questionnaire. The statistics used to analyze the collected data was descriptive statistics. To test the research hypothesis, an independent sample t-test was administered.
The results of this study revealed that the employees agreed with Japanese administrative styles at a high level. When considering each aspect of the administration, the employees agreed with the aspect in relation to team working at the highest level. In addition, it was found that there were no differences in the opinions among Thai employees working for different types of Japanese organizations. Regarding the employees’ job satisfaction; in general, they rated their satisfaction at a high level. In particular, they were satisfied with co-workers at the highest level. Based on the results from the test of hypothesis, no difference in the level of job satisfaction was found among Thai employees working for different types of Japanese organizations. Finally, there were statistically significant differences in the level of satisfaction with work conditions, advantages and fringe benefits, division heads and supervisors among the subjects working for different types of Japanese organizations at a significant level of .05