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Correlational findings

Study Warr et al. (1979): study GB 1977

Public:
Factory workers, blue collar, UK, 1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 590
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Two structured interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Work involvement
Our Classification
Operationalization
6 item index of questions about work in general. Typical items:
-I would hate to be on the dole
-The most important things that happen  to me involve work
Answers scored on a seven point scale, ranging from "strongly disagree" (1) to "strongly agree" (7)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab r = +.13 p < .01 controlled for age   rpc= +.13
controlled for skill rpc= +.13
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.08 ns controlled for age    rpc=+.08
controlled for skill  rpc=+.08