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The Impacts of On-board Internship upon the Seafaring
Internship at sea
|Issue Date: ||2017-03-15T05:59:35Z
|Publisher: ||航運季刊 |
Abstract: Due to navigation graduates' low willingness of choosing the seafaring as careers, the Taiwan shipping industry has encountered the shortfall of national seafarers. Thus, this study aims to investigate the factors affecting navigation students', who have had internships onboard merchant ships for at least two months, seafaring commitment and their organizational commitment towards internship shipping company by way of integrating both supplementary and complementary perspectives for person-environment congruence. In addition, this study also tries to examine the influence role of internship satisfaction in the context of study variables via the method of testing the competitive models. Results find that there are positive and significant effects of individual need fulfillment on seafaring commitment as well as organizational commitment, while big five personality traits do not. Moreover, this study reveals that internship satisfaction fully mediate the relationship of individual need fulfillment with seafaring commitment； in the meanwhile internship satisfaction partly mediate the relationship between individual need fulfillment and organizational commitment. Based on this study results, the authors suggest detail discussions and practical implications.
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