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Correlational findings

Study VandeVliert & Janssen (2002a): study ZZ 1986 /1

Public:
General public and students, 42 nations, 1986-1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 42
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's Label
Job satisfaction
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: International Survey Research The original dataset covered 33 nations of which 28 overlapped this sample. 8 missing values were removed by assigning the average score of the other countries in its geographical or linguistic so that data were available for 36 nations, but not for the 5 arab countries and israel.
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your job?
Assessed on a 10 point scale from 1=dissatisfied to 10=satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-*-sq-nt-11-a r = +.68 p < .001 Average happiness by average job-satisfaction in 36 nations