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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
Perceived intrinsic job characteristics
Our Classification
Operationalization
10-item index of questions about job characteristics.Typical important items:
-Your opportunity to use your abilities
-The recognition you get for good work
Answers scored on a five point scale, ranging from "threre is none of that in my job"(1) to  "there is a great deal of that in my job"(5).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.28 p < .01 controlled for age   rpc=+.28
controlled for skill rpc=+.33
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab r = +.36 p < .01 controlled for age   rpc=+.36
controlled for skill rpc=+.39