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
work values of the people I know
Our Classification
M= 3.03, SD = .33
St. Louis M= 3.13, SD = .303
Utrecht   M = 2.93,SD = .329
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 = -.02 ns St.Louis r=-.01 ns
Utrecht  r=.04  ns
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = .03 ns St.Louis r=.08 ns
Utrecht  r=.10 ns
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.07 ns St.Louis r=.00 ns
Utrecht  r=.01 ns