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Studies

Blood (1969): study US 1967

Publication

Author(s):
Blood, M.R.
Title:
Work Values and Job Satisfaction.
Source:
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1969, Vol. 53, 456 - 459

Investigation

Public:
Military, airforce, low rank maintenance jobs, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 420
Non Response:
6%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

".......satisfaction with life........."
(full question not reported)

Responses scored pictorial faces scale consisting on several
smilies, expressing variations from very unhappy to very happy.
(Pictures not presented here)
1   unhappy face
2
3
4   neutral face
5
6
7   happy face
(Pictures not presented here)

Name: Kunin's `Faces Scale'
Classification:
M-AO-?-sq-f-7-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life in general.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Rro Protestant ethic Work values Age Current age (in years) Education Current education Occupation Characteristics of current occupation
Security of job
Fathers occupation Parents occupation Anti Protestant ethic Work values Explained variance Summed effects of earlier + current conditions
Socio-demographic + values