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Correlational findings

Study Cropanzano & James (1993): study US 1990 /1

Public:
Pathology laboratory personnel, United States, 1990
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 198
Non Response:
12%
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
questionnaire and rating by supervisor

Correlate

Authors's Label
Continuance commitment
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha = 0.85
Remarks
Allen & Meyer (1990)
Distribution
M = 4.15; SD = 1.55
Operationalization
self report on 6 statements:
a. " Right now, staying with my organization is a matter of necessity as much as desire";
b. "It would be very hard for me to leave my organization right now, even if I wanted to do that";
c. "Too much of my life would be disrupted if I decided I wanted to leave my organization now";
d. "I feel that I have too few options to consider leaving this organization";
e. "One of the major reasons I continue to work for this organization is that leaving would require considerable personal sacrifice -- another organization may not match the overall benefits I have here";
f. "One of the few serious consequences of leaving this organization would be the scarcity of available alternatives"
Rated:
1 strongly disagree
:
5 strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-a r = - ? positive affect: r = -.16 (ns)
negative affect: r = +.08 (ns)
Correlation with affect balance not reported, but must be negative, significance undetermined