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Correlational findings

Study Blood (1969): study US 1967

Public:
Military, airforce, low rank maintenance jobs, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 420
Non Response:
6%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Anti Protestant ethic
Our Classification
Operationalization
Agreement on 4 statements, indicative of disagreement with Protestant Ethic:
a: when the workday is finished a person should forget his job and enjoy himself
b: the principal purpose of a man's job is to provide him with the means for enjoying his free time
c: whenever possible a person should relax and accept life as it is, rather than always striving for unreachable goals
d: people who 'do things the easy way' are the smart ones

Rated on a 6-step scale:

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-?-sq-f-7-a r = -.09 ns Students M-AO-?-sq-f-7-a Beta = -.09 ns Beta controlled for: M-AO-?-sq-f-7-a r = -.06 ns workers M-AO-?-sq-f-7-a Beta = -.06 ns Beta's controled for:
- age
- education
- tenure
- fathers occupation
- pro-Protestant Ethic score