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Correlational findings

Study Wright & Cropanzano (1998): study US 1995

Public:
Social welfare workers, USA, followed 1 year,1995
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 52
Non Response:
19%
Assessment:

not reported

Correlate

Authors's Label
Emotional exhaustion
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach alpha .89
Remarks
Subscale of Maslach Burnout Inventory (Maslacht & Jackson 1986)
Distribution
M = 2.6; SD = 1.3
Operationalization
Selfreport on 9 questions; e.g.
- I feel emotionally drained from my work
- I feel fatigued when I get up in the morning and have to face another day on my job
- I feel I am working too hard on my job
Rated:
0; never
:
6;everyday

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-a r = - s Positive affect: r = -.39(01)
Negative affect: r = +.72(001)
Correlation with affect balance not reported, but must be negative and significant