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Studies

Greenhaus (1974): study US 1970

Publication

Author(s):
Greenhaus, J.H.
Title:
Career Salience as a Moderator of the Relationship between Satisfaction with Occupational Preference and with Life in General.
Source:
Journal of Psychology, 1974, Vol. 86, 53 - 55

Investigation

Public:
College students, East USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 203
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 2 questions:

A   "Taking all aspects of yourself and your life into account, which of the following best describes your own feelings of satisfaction with your life......?"
5   I am extremely satisfied with my life.
4   I am satisfied with my life.
3   I am somewhat satisfied with my life.
2   I am only slightly satisfied with my life.
1   I am not at all satisfied with my life.

B  " In very general terms, about what proportion of the time do you feel satisfied with your life.....?"
4   all of the time
3   most of the time  
2   some of the time
1   never

Summation: not reported
Classification:
M-AO-u-mq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life in general.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with occupational preference Occupational aspirations
Attitudes to current life-goals