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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
Operationalization
Rating by senior level management
3 items regarding the present time were summed to form a composite measure of performance.
- goal emphasis
- work facilitation
- global rating of performance
Rated 1(never) to 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