Correlational findings

Study VanEe & VanDijk (2005): study ZZ Western nations 2004

University students, USA and The Netherlands, 2004
N = 361
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)


Authors's Label
individual work values
Our Classification
M = 2.99, SD = .405
M St. Louis= 3.10, SD St.Louis= .418
M Utrecht= 2.87, SD St.Louis= .352
Please circle in the first column, next to the statement, the extent to which you agree with the statements:

Concerning work for me it's important
A To work with my colleagues  harmoniously
B To be able to speak one’s mind even if it might harm the relationship with
ones colleagues
C To have guaranteed job security
in present organisation
D To live to work
E To have a career with prestige
F To be thought ambitious by my colleagues
G To have a manager who uses his/her intuition
H To have an assertive manager
I To have a decisive manager
J That there is an affirmative action policy at my place of work
K That there is an achievement oriented atmosphere
L That the income is related to my performance within my work
M To work to live
N That the best performers get the highest positions in the organization
O That there is a competitive atmosphere
P That everyone is equal and is treated in such a manner by his/her co-workers

Rating: 1 strongly disagree ...5= strongly agree
Summation: Average

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.04 ns St.Louis r= .06 ns
Utrecht  r= .08 ns
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.10 p < .05 St.Louis r= +.15, p<.05
Utrecht  r= -.10, p<.10
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.03 ns St.Louis r= +.18, p<.01
Utrecht  r= +.02  ns