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Studies

Adler & Golan (1981): study IL 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Adler, S.; Golan, J.
Title:
Lateness as Withdrawal Behavior.
Source:
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1981, Vol. 66, 544 - 554

Investigation

Public:
Female telephone operators, working in metropolitan offices, Israel, 1977-78
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 131
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Followed by attendance observation over the next year.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Which (of the faces) best described how you feel about your life as a whole?
7  completely happy
6
5
4  neither happy nor unhappy
3
2
1  completely unhappy
Classification:
M-AO-u-sq-f-7-a
Author's label:
Overall life satisfaction (faces-life)
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.60 7.70
SD:
1.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with worktasks Satisfaction with work itself Satisfaction with promotion Satisfaction with promotion-chances Satisfaction with supervisor Satisfaction with management Satisfaction with co-workers Satisfaction with colleagues Satisfaction with pay Satisfaction with pay Satisfaction with work Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Absence from work Absenteeism at work