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Studies

Iris & Barrett (1972): study US 1970

Publication

Author(s):
Iris, B.; Barrett, G.V.
Title:
Some Relations between Job and Life Satisfaction and Job Importance.
Source:
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1972, Vol. 56, 301 - 304

Investigation

Public:
Male supervisors, chemical plant, USA, 197?
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 69
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"Which of these statements here comes nearest to saying how you feel about your life in general? Would you say you are .....?"
5  completely satisfied
4  well satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  a little dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-b
Author's label:
Overall satisf. with life in general.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with job Satisfaction with aspects of work Perceived importanceof specific aspects of the job Preferred work-conditions