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Burke (1984): study CA Ontario 1983

Publication

Author(s):
Burke, R.J.
Title:
The Closing at Canadian Admiral Correlates of Individual Well-Being Sixteen Months After Shutdown.
Source:
Psychological Reports ,1984, Vol. 55, 91 - 98

Investigation

Public:
Former employees, Ontario, Canada, 1982
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 183
Non Response:
49%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on two questions:

A "Taking all things together, how would you say you are these days ? Would you say you are......"
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy

B in general how satisfying do you find the way you are
spending your life these days? Would you call it ........"
3  completely satisfying
2  pretty satisfying
1  not very satisfying

Summation: not reported
Classification:
O-Sum-c-mq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Global satisfaction
Page in publication:
93

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Psychosomatic symptoms Current psycho-somatic complaints Marital and family satisfaction Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with marriage
Age Current age (in years) Time in Cambridge Current residential mobility Education Level of school-education Family 'slack' Sufficiency of current income Hourly wage rate Personal income Job satisfaction Earlier satisfaction with work Desired advance notice Attitudes to own (un)employment
Coping with unemployment
Attitudes to life-events
Unemployed immediately Falling unemployed
Earlier (un)employment
Weeks unemployed Duration of unemployment Weeks unemployment benefit Duration of unemployment
Welfare
Perceived job prospects Perceived chances for employment Job characteristics Change in employment
Switch to other job
Pay (new vs. Admiral) Hourly pay (vs salary) Temporary job (vs. permanent) Tenure (vs flex contracts) Total weeks unemployment benefit Duration of unemployment