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Correlational findings

Study Bray & Howard (1980): study US 1956

Public:
40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 422
Non Response:
panel loss a t T5: 37%
Assessment:
Rating by experts
Expert ratings based on various methods used in assesment center

Correlate

Authors's label
Range of interests
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by 4 experts on the basis of multi-method assessments during stays in assessment-center.

Rater instruction: "To what extent is this person interested in a variety of fields of activity such as science, politics, sports, music, and art and so on?"

Assessed at T5.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-PL-c-rc-v-5-a r = -.09 ns T5 range of interests by T5 happiness.

Later analysis of the full study-group (N=266) showed a non -significant correlation (BRAY 1983:302).