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Correlational findings

Study Wright et al. (2007): study US 2004

Public:
Managers, United States, 2004
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 109
Non Response:
27%
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Questionnaire for psychological well-being and job satisfaction, company reords for job performance.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Job performance
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha = 0.74
Distribution
M = 3.6; SD = 0.9
Operationalization
Rating by supervisor on 2 dimensions:
a. goal emphasis, i.e., "Employees develop and maintain high performance goals over the past (one year) evaluation period."
Rated:
1 never
:
5 always

b. global rating of performance, i.e.,"Overall, how would you rate this employee's performance over the past (one year) evaluation period?"
Rated:
1 poor
:
5 excellent

These items were summed to form a composite measure of performance.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-Bbe-u-mq-v-3-a r = +.43 p < .01 A-Bbe-u-mq-v-3-a Beta = +.31 p < .01 Beta controlled for:
- gender
- tenure
- ethnicity
A-Bbe-u-mq-v-3-a Beta = +.28 p < .01 Beta additionally controlled for
- job satisfaction
- interaction of job satisfaction with happiness (PWB)