Effects of Voucher System on the Respite Care Service in South Korea: In the View of Social Exchange Theory

  title={Effects of Voucher System on the Respite Care Service in South Korea: In the View of Social Exchange Theory},
  author={Y. Oh},
  journal={Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership \& Governance},
  pages={208 - 218}
  • Y. Oh
  • Published 2015
  • Business
  • Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance
The purpose of this study is to apply the social exchange theory as a theoretical lens to analyze how the voucher system affects the respite care service in South Korea. Since 2007, the Korean government adopted the voucher system in the care service to increase the quality of care service by using competition among the service agencies in the market. In the care setting, the voucher system adjusts power differentials between care service workers and service users, increases flexibility and… Expand
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