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Correlational findings

Study Wright & Staw (1999): study US 1994 /1

Public
Social services staff personel; USA, 199?, followed 1 year
Sample
Respondents
N = 78
Non Response
26
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Work performance rated by supervisor.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Goal emphasis
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by two top administrative officers using the question: 'to what extent does this employee develop and maintain high performance goals?'
1: never
:
5: always.

Assessed at T1 and T2.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = +.46 p < .0001 T1+T2 happiness by T2 goal emphasis (0,5 year lag)