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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
Positive and negative mood
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach alpha positive mood: 0,86, negative mood: 0,89
Distribution
Positive mood: M= 3,1 SD=0,6
Negative mood: M= 2,0 SD=0,8
Operationalization
PANAS scale.
Subjects indicated the extent to which they experienced each mood state over the past week on a five point scale ranging from 'very slightly or not at all' to extremely'. Positive and negative mood are measured separately.

Rated at T1

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = +.35 p < .05 T1 Happiness by T1 positive mood A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = -.27 p < .05 T1 happiness by T1 negative mood A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = +.38 p < .01 T2 Happiness by T1 positive mood A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = -.26 p < .05 T2 happiness by T1 negative mood