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Cropanzano & James (1993): study US 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Cropanzano, R.; James, K.
Title:
Dispositional Affectivity as a Predictor of Work Attitudes and Job Performance.
Source:
Journal of Organizational Behavior, 1993, Vol. 14, 595 - 606.

Investigation

Public:
Female nurses, United States, 1990
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 97
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Questionnaire and rating by supervisor

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 20 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you feel this way

A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  ashamed
I  guilty
J  hostile
K  excited
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Answer options:  
1  very slightly or not at all
2  a little
3  moderately
4  quite a bit
5  extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): (A to J)/10
Positive affect score (PAS): (K to T)/10
Affect Balance Score  (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS (time version not reported)
Classification:
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Dispositional affectivity
Remarks:
SD cannot be computed
Page in publication:
598
Error estimates:
Cronbach's alpha: PA: 0.84; NA: 0.83
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.09 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Organizational commitment Self-rating of engagement in work Turnover intentions Dedication to current employer
Intention to leave job (vs stay)
Performance Supervisor rating of job performance Tenure Years employed in organization