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Studies

Chassie & Bhagat (1980): study US 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Chassie, M.B.; Bhagat, R.S.
Title:
Role Stress in Working Women: Differential Effect on Selected Organizational Outcomes.
Source:
Group & Organizational Studies, 1980, Vol. 5, 224 - 233

Investigation

Public:
Working women, USA, 197?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 115
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

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:
Personal-Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Range 0-10 (11 step)
Page in publication:
228
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:
5.79
SD:
1.07

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with pay Satisfaction with pay Satisfaction with promotional opportunity Satisfaction with promotion-chances Satisfaction with work itself Satisfaction with work itself Satisfaction with co-workers Satisfaction with colleagues Satisfaction with supervision Satisfaction with management Total job satisfac- tion Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole General job satisfaction Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Organizational commitment Solidary, cooperative
Current concern about work
Role stress Time spent on disliked activities
Role stress