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Studies

Gavin & Kelley (1978): study US 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Gavin, J.F.; Kelley, R.E.
Title:
The Psychological Climate and Reported Well-Being of Underground Miners: An Exploratory Study.
Source:
Human Relations, 1978, Vol. 31, 567 - 581

Investigation

Public:
Miners, non-management, company, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 469
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed anonomimiously during working hours

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

".....satisfaction with life ....."
Full question not reported

Response options: not reported
Classification:
O-SL?-c-sq-*-0-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Job pride and satisfaction Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Job frustration Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Physical consequen- ces of work Satisfaction with aspects of work Perceived work environment Current work-conditions Physical consequences of work Strain at work (physical)