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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
Higher order need strength
Our Classification
Operationalization
6 item index of questions about need strength. Typical important items when you think about jobs:
-Achieving something that you  personally value
-Extending your range of abilities Answers scored a seven point scale ranging from "not at all important"(1) to "extremely important"(7)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.03 ns controlled for age   rpc=+.03
controlled for skill rpc=+.05
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab r = +.11 p < .01 controlled for age   rpc=+.11
controlled for skill rpc=+.12