OECD: Important in Job – Opportunity to use Initiative, Can achieve Something, and a Job that Meets one’s Abilities.

In the World Values Survey, the interviewees in the selected countries were asked how important these aspects in the job. In this last post on this series, 3 questions were listed like below:

a) An opportunity to use initiative
b) A job that you can achieve something
c) A job that meets one’s abilities

As for the result, the value in the graphs show the percentage (%) of the interviewee mentioned who mentioned that the criteria is important in a job:

a) An opportunity to use initiative:

80.8% Koreans think that it is important in a job as the opportunity to use initiative, followed by 72.5% New Zealanders, 64.5% Italians, 63.1% Icelanders and 62% Dutch. On the other hand, only 29.7% Czech think that this crtieria is important, so do 35.4% Portugese, 39.2% British, 42.3% Mexican and 42.8% French.  

b) A job that you can achieve something

Koreans are highly critical about the job criteria on what you can achieve in the job (91.8%), followed by Americans (83.8%), New Zealanders, Icelanders and Hungarians. On the other hand, only 38.1% of Czech people think that criteria is important, so do 40% Dutch, 46.7% Belgian, 48.1% Portugese and 49% Spanish.

c) A job that meets one’s abilities

High percentage of Korean, Japanese, Hungarian, Italian and Dutch think that it is important to have a job which meet one’s abilities. On the other hand, only handful of British (UK), Swedish, Australian, Portugese and Norwegian think it is important.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: