Personal and Social Environmental Factors Related to School Work-Life Balance of Graduate Students in Bangkok

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Wachirawit Saengrotkittikhun
Oraphin Choochom

Abstract

The objective of this research was to study the important variables in predicting school work-life balance among graduate students. The samples consisted of 400 graduate students working in conjunction with their studies from 4 universities in Bangkok. The data were collected by using 6-point rating scale questionnaires. The reliability of Cronbach's alpha coefficient of questionnaires ranged from .808 to .935. The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, and stepwise multiple regression analysis. The results of this research found that the important variable predicting school work-life balance statistically significant at the .001 level were social support from work (β = .235), problem - focused coping (β = .212), social support from family (β = .172), and conscientiousness, (β = .138) respectively. The personal and social environment factors accounted for 32.6% of variance in school work-life balance.  Schools and organizations can use findings to formulate guidelines for promoting school work-life balance. This will help student's work-life balance without conflict with study and work.

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Saengrotkittikhun ว., & Choochom อ. (2021). Personal and Social Environmental Factors Related to School Work-Life Balance of Graduate Students in Bangkok. Warasan Phuettikammasat, 27(2), 63–77. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/BSRI/article/view/249132
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