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Studies

Bellet et al. (2019): study GB 2017

Publication

Author(s):
Bellet, C.; DeNeve, J.E.; Ward, G.
Title:
Does Employee Happiness Have an Impact on Productivity?
Source:
CEP Discussion Paper No 1655, 2019, Centre for Economic Performance, London

Investigation

Public:
Sales workers, UK, followed 6 month 2017
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 12549
Non Response:
63%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question repeated each week during 6 months:

Overall, how happy did you feel this week?
1
2
3
4
5
Emoticons ranging from happy to unhappy
Classification:
M-FH-cw-sqr-f-5-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
6, 24
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.60 -
SD:
1.37 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sales performance Current work-performance
Production counts
Bad weather index Good or bad weather Labor supply Absenteeism at work
Time spend on work
Labor productivity Productivity at work
Production counts
Team happiness Current happiness of others
Happiness of co-workers
Customer satisfaction Customer satisfaction