ERIC Number: EJ403486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Reinforcers of the Occupation of Homemaker: An Analysis of the Need-Gratifying Properties of the Homemaker Occupation across the Stages of the Homemaker Life Cycle.
Tinsley, Howard E. A.; Tinsley, Diane J.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v36 n2 p189-95 Apr 1989
Examined the pattern of reinforcers characteristic of the homemaker occupation in order to identify occupations similar and dissimilar to this job. Homemakers (N=107) with less than half-time employment completed the Minnesota Job Description Questionnaire (MJDQ). Reinforcers for homemaking role include decision-making authority and autonomy, while missing were opportunities for advancement, prestige, technical support, and a good salary rate. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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