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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
Job itself intrinsicsatisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
4-item index of closed questions on
job itself intrinsic satisfaction. Typical aspects:
- The freedom to choose your own method   of working
- The amount of variety in your job Answers scored on a seven point scale ranging from"extremely dissatisfied"(1) to "extremely satisfied"(7).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-a r = +.37 p < .01 controlled for age   rpc=+.36
controlled for skill rpc=+.39
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab r = +.36 p < .01 controlled for age   rpc=+.36
controlled for skill rpc=+.37