SHS Web Conf.
Volume 122, 2021International Conference “Fundamental Research of the Phenomenon of Happiness” 2020
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Felicity in Modern Society. Human Happiness in the Digital Space|
|Published online||20 September 2021|
The level of aspiration as an indicator of a person’s desire for financial well-being
1 Moscow State University of Education, Institute of Childhood, Department of Psychological Anthropology, Moscow, Russia
2 Moscow City University, Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology of Education, Psychology Department, Moscow, Russia
3 Russian New University, Department of General and Labor Psychology, Moscow, Russia
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The mobility of the modern world generates interest not only in innovative technologies but also in workers themselves, the assessment of their level of aspiration. Consequently, the level of aspiration falls into the zone of research interest and should be considered as a significant factor of human practical activity. It can be studied through diagnostic procedures aimed at identifying the structural and content components free of the professional subject orientation. This corresponds to the study of the level of aspiration on the material of aspiration for financial well-being. The conducted empirical study explores the characteristics of the level of ambition including a focus on the goal, monetary motivation, professional preferences, assessment of personal resources and capabilities. The study sample consists of 42 budgetary workers at the average age of 35. The overall direction and purpose of the empirical study are associated with revealing the characteristics of the level of ambition and its interrelation with Homo faber’s desires and expectations, motivational and personal characteristics, value orientations, and focus on the goal. The primary research method is a written questionnaire (a survey). Goal orientations are found to be quite strongly expressed in the studied sample, the respondents have developed self-respect and are not inclined to shift the blame to external circumstances but lack ambition. It is revealed that a budgetary worker desires financial well-being and high income and does not mind getting rich but is not ready to change themselves and compromise the established norms of a stable life. The level of aspiration is found to be “split”: the set objective goals are low compared to higher ones kept to oneself.
Key words: working person / budgetary sphere / level of aspiration / financial well-being
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