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Correlational findings

Study Weiss et al. (1999): study US 1996

Public:
Managers, United States, followed 16 working days, 1996
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 64
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
dairy and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's Label
Mood variability at work
Our Classification
Remarks
Participants were asked to complete the CMR mood checklist in a daily diary 4 times each day for 16 working days: in the morning when they arrived at work, in the midmorning, in midafternoon, before leaving work at the end of the day. 64 observations per respondent. Positive affect sub-scale. Current Mood Report (CMR), Larsen and Kasimatis (1990)
Distribution
M = 3.63; SD = 0.37
Operationalization
Variability of mood at work over 16 days, mood assessed using self report on 12 adjective statements about "how you are feeling right now":
a: stimulated
b: elated
c: enthusiastic
d: content
e: calm
f: active
g: ranquil
h: cheerful
i: glad
j: relaxed
k: excited
l: happy

Rated:
1 not at all
:
5 very much

Variability measured with standard deviation of "Pleasantness at work".

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-Sum-g-mq-*-111-b r = +.17 ns Standard deviation of Pleasantness at work by general happiness