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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1999): study ZZ 1990

Public:
Adults, general public, 48 nations, around 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 75000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Support for individualistic values
Our Classification
Operationalization
Average response to survey questions about work values among employees of an international company (IBM) in different nations.

Importance attached to:
a: job that leaves time for personal life
b: freedom on the job
c: work that gives personal sense of achievement
d: training opportunities
e: good physical working conditions
f: use of skills at the job

Individualism: importance a,b,c > d,e,f
Collectivism:  importance a,b,c < d,e,f

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.55 Average happiness by support for individualistic values in 48 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.17 Happy life years by support for individualistic values in 22 poor countries Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.34 Happy life years by support for individualistic values in 24 rich countries