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Correlational findings

Study Kehr (2003): study DE 2000

Public:
Managers participating in a personality development course, Germany, 2000
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 99
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
goal attainment time 3
Our Classification
Operationalization
At the end of a 2-day training (T2) participants formulated three idiosyncratic training transfer intentions (new goals). 4 months after the training (T3) they rated for each goal l:
(a) I was successful in realizing this goal" en (b) My progress in realizing this goal was high.
1: not at all
;
7 very much.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-c-mq-n-7-b r = + T1 happiness by T3 goal attainment
Positive affect +.20 (05)
Negative affect -.10 (ns)
Hence affect balance +
A-AB-c-mq-n-7-b r = + p < .01 T3 happiness by T3 goal attainment
Positive affect +.43(001)
Negative affect -.31(01)
Hence affect balance +

T1: 4 weeks before traininhg
T2: right after 2-day training
T3: 4 months after training