Culture Shock and Job Satisfaction of Korean Language Graduates in Korean Corporate Culture in Indonesia

Hasanah, Ummul and Nastiti, Rizky Tri (2020) Culture Shock and Job Satisfaction of Korean Language Graduates in Korean Corporate Culture in Indonesia. In: ISLLCE 2019, 15-16 November 2019, Kendari, Indonesia.

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In the business perspective, Korean companies are recognized and famous for their distinctive Korean corporate culture. Value of confucianism is used strongly in Korean corporate culture which can be very new when adapted to people from different culture. The new corporate culture brings culture shock to those working in Korean companies which somehow affects their job satisfaction respectively. This study aims to reveal the culure shock and job satisfaction of Diploma 3 Korean Language Graduates from Vocational College, Universitas Gadjah Mada in various Korean Companies in Indonesia. By using questionnaire on Job Satisfaction based on Wellness Council America Standard and qualitative method, the data is obtained and analyzed. The result shows that despite various culture shocks employees might experince when working in Korean company, most feel satisfied when working mainly because of a chance to use Korean Language skills better when working in Korean company compared to working in Indonesian company. Hence, it can be concluded that as long as Korean Language graduates are able to adapt and learn in Korean corporate culture, they can gain satisfaction in working which will become a win win solution both for Korean companies in Indonesia and the Indonesian employees themselves.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: culture shock job satisfaction korean company korean language alumni korean corporate culture
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 12:28
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 12:28

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