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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 affectivity (PANAS)
Our Classification
Operationalization
PANAS scale.
Subjects indicated the extent to which they experienced each affecivity state in general on a five point scale ranging from 'very slightly or not at all' to extremely'. Postive and negative affectivity are measured separately.

Rated at T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = +.47 p < .01 T1 happiness by T2 positive affectivity A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = -.44 p < .01 T1 happiness by T2 negative affectivity A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = +.51 p < .0001 T2 happiness by T2 positive affectivity A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = -.64 p < .0001 T2 happiness by T2 positive affectivity