Journal of Family and Economic Issues

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 145–161 | Cite as

Satisfaction with home-based employment

  • Joan E. Gritzmacher


Using data from nine state regional research project on at-home income generation, the relationships of three satisfaction variables to demographic and work situation variables of 899 household managers in households with home-based employment are investigated. The satisfaction variables include quality of life, family income, and control over everyday life. The majority of households are satisfied with their quality of life and control over life although only moderately satisfied with income. One variable is related to the three satisfaction variables, the wage earner's control over the amount of work done in a day.

Key words

home-based businesses home-based employment income satisfaction life satisfaction 


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joan E. Gritzmacher
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  1. 1.Department of Home Economics Education, College of Human EcologyThe Ohio State UniversityColumbus

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