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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
Turnover
Our Classification
Remarks
Turnover data obtained 1 year after assesment of happiness
Distribution
Annual voluntary turnover rate of 13.5%
Operationalization
Voluntary withdrawal from the organization confirmed by both administrative personnel and the employees themselves

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-a r = - s T1 happiness by T2 turnover (1 year later)

Positive affect: r = +.00 (ns)
Negative affect: r = +.25 (05)
Correlation with affect balance not reported, but must be negative and significant

Insignificant after control for emotional exhaustion