A Qualitative Research on Zambian Work Values: A Theoretical overview from an Intrinsic and Extrinsic Point of View across Generations Mulele Simasiku

A Qualitative Research on Zambian Work Values: A Theoretical overview from an Intrinsic and Extrinsic Point of View across Generations

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Mulele Simasiku

Abstract

This paper aims to explore and elaborate on Zambian work values, of which a mixture in traditional and western values has been the focal point of the daily life of Zambians. This paper will use qualitative research methods and empirical observations from participants to shade more light on Zambian work values. This paper also aims to highlight on the intrinsic and extrinsic values that encompass work values. Twenty Zambian employees at different companies in different sectors were interviewed to build findings on this construct. Questions on intrinsic work values and extrinsic work values were asked to them in interview style for them to shade more light to which category they thought they inclined to and their justification of such a way of being. After which they were administered a work value questionnaire, for more brief and confined answers. Both the questionnaires and the data from the interview responses were used to draw conclusions.

Key words: Work values, culture, intrinsic, extrinsic, generations.

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Title: A Qualitative Research on Zambian Work Values: A Theoretical overview from an Intrinsic and Extrinsic Point of View across Generations
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Mulele Simasiku

Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3692884
Media: Online
Volume: 4
Issue: 3
Acceptance Date: 21/02/2020
Date of Publication: 02/03/2020
PDF URL: https://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/500.pdf
Free download: Available
Page: 46-55
First Page: 46
Last Page: 55
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published

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Mulele Simasiku (2020). A Qualitative Research on Zambian Work Values: A Theoretical overview from and Intrinsic and Extrinsic Point of View across Generations. International Journal of Science and Business, 4(3), 46-55.  doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3692884

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Mulele Simasiku, PhD Student, School of Business, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing, China.

 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3692884

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