Study Wright & Staw (1999): study US 1994
- Social welfare department employees, USA, 199?, followed 4 years
- N = 81
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Work performance rated by departmental manager.
- Authors's Label
- Composite rated performance
- Our Classification
- Error Estimates
- Cronbach alpha: T2: 0.76, T3: 0.81, T4: 0.81
T2: N=50 M= 3,6 SD = 0,6
T3: N=51 M= 3,4 SD = 0,6
T4: N=53 M= 3,5 SD = 0,6
- Rating by department manager on 4 dimensions of work performance:
- goal emphasis
- work facilitation
- team building
Rated from 1(never) to 5 (always)
These 4 dimensions were summed to form a composite measure of performance.
Rated at T2 and T3 for the past year and at T4 for the past 6 months.
Observed Relation with Happiness