Volume 12 Number 3 Year - 2018
Number of articles: 14
QUALITY OF LIFE SHOWN IN CORRELATIONS BETWEEN SIGNIFICANT SOCIO-PERSONAL VALUES OF STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AND THEIR ATTITUDES TOWARDS CHANGE
Abstract: Purpose - This paper is aimed to show the quality of life seen through correlation among attitudes about changes and socio-personal (Quality of Life) values of students, as well as employees in public, state and private sector in Serbia. The paper intends to prove that the Quality of Life, as seen through attitudes about the importance of main socio-personal values concerning quality of life and workplace, strongly correlates with their attitudes towards changes. The Hypothesis 1 of this research: "There is a statistically significant correlation between attitudes towards changes and socio-personal values of employees concerning Quality of Life and workplace" has been proved. H2, which reads as follows: "There is statistically significant correlation between sub-dimensions of democracy and economic well-being and sub-dimension of attitudes towards changes which does not drastically change as people transfer from young to mature age" has also been confirmed. Methodology - This research was conducted among 303 interviewees in 2015 and 342 interviewees in 2017. The research uses different statistical methods when analyzing data. Findings - The findings indicate that, among other things, the view that the existence of a need for change represents a prerequisite for human development is statistically positively and significantly related to freedom, humanity, economic well-being and personal happiness and satisfaction, as prominent factors of Quality of Life.
Keywords: Quality of Life, socio-personal values, basic social values, attitude towards changes, well-being
Article info: pp. 723-740
Recieved: 23.03.2018  Accepted: 30.05.2018  UDC: 005.6   Downloads: 88