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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:
Self report 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 Security of job
Tenure (vs flex contracts)
Fathers occupation Parents occupation Anti Protestant ethic Work values Explained variance Summed effects of earlier + current conditions
Summed socio-demographic + values