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High-tech Companies’ Work Overtime Culture and Employee Satisfaction in China

Zhengyi Chen * 1
1 Zhangqiu Bilingual School

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Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences, Vol. 27, 132-142
Published 10 November 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Zhengyi Chen. High-tech Companies’ Work Overtime Culture and Employee Satisfaction in China. AEMPS (2023) Vol. 27: 132-142. DOI: 10.54254/2754-1169/27/20231236.

Abstract

Overtime in China is getting worse and more and more employees are re-quired to work overtime every day. Many sudden deaths and suicides have been reported as a result of the constant overtime work. However, research on overtime has not been extensively studied in China. This research has significant implications for the design of overtime mechanisms in companies. It also strongly identifies the negative effects of overtime on employ-ees. This paper will focus on the relationship between overtime and employ-ee satisfaction in Chinese companies. The research methodology is carried out using questionnaire analysis and interviews. The results show that there is an inverse relationship between the length of overtime work and satisfaction, while the older the age, the more overtime work increases. Half of the re-spondents were forced to work overtime due to unexpected hours.

Keywords

employee satisfaction, overtime, high-tech company in China

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-075-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-076-9
Published Date
10 November 2023
Series
Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences
ISSN (Print)
2754-1169
ISSN (Online)
2754-1177
DOI
10.54254/2754-1169/27/20231236
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
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