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Studies

Hulin (1969): study CA 1967

Publication

Author(s):
Hulin, C.L.
Title:
Source of Variation in Job and Life Satisfaction: The Role of Community and Job-Related Variables.
Source:
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1969, Vol. 53, 279 - 291

Investigation

Public:
White collar workers, living in company towns, Columbia Canada, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 470
Non Response:
24%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"...... satisfaction with life in general........"
(Full question not reported.)

Responses scored on pictorial scale consisting of seven smilies, expressing variations from very unhappy to very happy.
1   unhappy face
2
3
4   neutral face
5
6
7   happy face
(Pictures not reproduced here.)

Name:  Kunin's `Faces Scale'.
Classification:
M-AO-g-sq-f-7-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life in general.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with community's medical facilities Satisfaction with health-services
Satisfaction with medical services in vinicity
Satisfaction with shopping facilities in the community Satisfaction with local shops Satisfaction with availability of docters in the community Satisfaction with medical services in vinicity
Satisfaction with health-services
Satisfaction with availability of dentists in the community Satisfaction with medical services in vinicity
Satisfaction with health-services
Sat. with living accommodation in thecommunity Satisfaction with housing Sat. with adult re- creational facili- ties in the commun Satisfaction with local recreation Sat.with recreatio- nal facil. for chil-dren in the commun Satisfaction with local recreation Satisfaction with cost of living in the community Attitude to costs of living in vinicity Satisfaction with costs of housing in the community Satisfaction with local cost of housing Satisfaction with attractiveness Attitude to local natural environment Sat. with locat. of the com. in terms ofisol. and remote loc Satisfaction with local transport Satisfaction with the weather Attitude to local climate Satisfaction with job Satisfaction with aspects of work Satisfaction with management's res- ponse to complaints Satisfaction with management Satisfaction with training opportunities Satisfaction with promotion-chances Satisfaction with working conditions Satisfaction with work conditions Satisfaction with community's school facilities Satisfaction with school-facilities
Satisfaction with local schools
Satisfaction with school teachers in the community Satisfaction with school-facilities
Satisfaction with local schools