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Correlational findings

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

Public:
University students, USA and The Netherlands, 2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 361
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
difference between work values of the people I know and me
Our Classification
Operationalization
Please circle in the first column, next to the statement, the extent to which you expect the people you know to agree with the statements:

Statements:

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

Rating: 1= strongly disagree ….5= strongly agree
individual score minus score people I know
Summation: Average

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.05 ns St.Louis r= -.06 ns
Utrecht  r= -.04 ns
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.07 ns St.Louis r= -.07 ns
Utrecht  r= -.08 ns
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.08 ns St.Louis r= -.16 (P<.05)
Utrecht  r= -.01  ns