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Correlational findings

Study Bray & Howard (1983): study US 1956

Public:
40+ aged male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1980
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 422
Non Response:
Panel loss at T5 37%
Assessment:
Rating by experts
Expert ratings based on various methods used in assesment center

Correlate

Authors's label
Avocational 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 does this person find meaning and satisfaction in a hobby or hobbies?"
(Consider depth and intensity of interest, not breadth. Includes work if it is not Bell System Work)".

Assessed at T5.

Observed Relation with Happiness

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

Analysis showed a non-significant correlation.