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Tags: DIANA ALEXE , MIHAELA CHRAIF , VLAD BURTAVERDE , TEODOR MIHAILA , life satisfaction , ideals of life , team work , competition at work place , leisure activities

 

STUDY REGARDING LIFE SATISFACTION, TEAMWORK AND LIFE IDEALS IN A CAR PRODUCING MULTINATIONAL COMPANY IN BUCHAREST

DIANA ALEXE, MIHAELA CHRAIF, VLAD BURTAVERDE, TEODOR MIHAILA

University of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Psychology

Abstract

 

The present study focuses on highlighting teamwork by emphasizing the relationship between gender and life satisfaction, teamwork and ideal of life for employees of a multinational cars producer organization in Bucharest, Romania. Method: Participants were a total of 22 employees aged between 23 and 45 years, men and women, employees of a multinational organization, regional engineering center that develops projects for automotive and technical platforms, in Bucharest, Romania. Instruments: Capes Questionnaire (Anitei & Chraif, 2010) dimensions: life satisfaction, team work and ideals of life. Results: Analyzing responses on satisfaction with life we found that employees are satisfied with what they have achieved in life in a percentage of 63. 6% declaring themselves moderately satisfied while 36. 4% said they are very satisfied about the future 59.1% responded that they do not know what the future holds and a percentage of 22. 7% said they moderately satisfied with life. Also variety in the workplace matters in a percentage of 54%, 5% think it is of average importance, 31% consider it has a medium importance, 8% responded with high importance and 9.1% with low importance. There are statistically signification correlations between variables: what do employees value work or satisfaction with life (r=352, p<0.01) and what do they value in life and teamwork (r=0.541, p <0.01). Conclusions: from the analysis of empirical data employees have said that competition is important in the workplace, workplace relationships and communication have high importance and low importance is given to leisure activities.

Keywords: life satisfaction, ideals of life, team work, competition at work place, leisure activities.


This article can be cited as:

2. D. Alexe,  M, Chraif, V. Burtăverde & T. Mihăilă (2012). Study regardin life satisfaction, teamwork and life ideals in a car producing multinational company in Bucharest. Romanian Journal of Experimental Applied Psychology, vol. 3 no. 3, pp. 4-13, 2012.


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