Administering Teenagers perceived Parents’ Job Insecurity Questionnaires
and Subject Well-Being Questionnaires to the sample consisting of 281 teenagers,
the paper is to explore the characteristics of teenagers’ perceived parents’
job insecurity and its effects on subject well-being. The results showed
that: As the average score of the students in the high school and the university
were both higher than the overall average, the one of the middle school students
was lower. Additionally, the perceived qualitative job insecurity of fathers
of the teenagers in the university was significantly higher than that of the
high school and the middle school. Also, qualitative job insecurity of fathers
was significant positive predictor of teenagers’ negative emotion, however, job
insecurity of mothers showed no significance to teenagers’ emotion. Thus,
there are two main conclusions: teenagers in the university worry about parents’
loss of jobs more often than others in the middle and high school. Secondly,
it is the qualitative job insecurity of father that causes negative effects
to teenagers’ subjective well-being while the effects from the job insecurity of
mother is not obvious. The combination of job insecurity and subject
well-being of teenagers is effective for human resource management and teenagers’
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