Correlational findings

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

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


Authors's label
difference between work values of the people I know and me
Our Classification
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:


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