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Correlational findings

Study Wright et al. (2004): study US 1998

Public
Social welfare counselors, USA, 199?
Sample
Respondents
N = 48
Non Response
33
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Self report questionnaire. Job performance rated by management management.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Job performance
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach alpha: .85
Distribution
M= 3,6 SD = 0,6
Operationalization
Rating by senior level management
3 items regarding the present time were summed to form a composite measure of performance.
a:  goal emphasis
b:  work facilitation
c:  global rating of performance
1: never
:
5 always

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e r = +.40 p < .01 A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e Beta = +.17 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- positive mood today
- negative mood today

Addition of happiness in a hierarchical regression increases R2 from .24 to .31 when entered after mood of the day. While entering mood of the day after happiness R2 increases from .21 to .31
A-BB-u-mq-v-3-e rpc = +.33 p < .05 rpc controlled for:
- positive today
- negative mood today