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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
Intrinsic job motivation
Our Classification
Operationalization
6 item index of questions about job motivation. Typical items:
-I take pride in doing my job as well  as I can
-I try to think of ways of doing my job  effectively
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-SLW-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.13 p < .05 controlled for age   rpc=+.14
controlled for skill rpc=+.15
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab r = +.17 p < .01 controlled for age   rpc= +.17
controlled for skill rpc= +.18