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Studies

Kehr (2003): study DE 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Kehr, H.M.
Title:
Goal Conflicts, Attainment of New Goals, and Well-Being Among Managers.
Source:
Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 2003,195 - 208

Investigation

Public:
Managers participating in a personality development course, Germany, 2000
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 99
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 16 questions

How often have you recently experienced the following moods?
A  happy
B  joyful
C  pleased
D  excellent
E  energetic
F  active
G  cheery
H  vigorous
I   rejected
J  distressed
K  sad
L  depressed
M  limp
N  unmotivated
O  sluggish
P  inert

Rated
1  never
:
7  very frequently

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E+F+G+H) - (I+J+K+L+M+N+O+P)
Classification:
A-AB-c-mq-n-7-b
Remarks:
Mean score at baseline
computed by WDH team
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 16 - 112 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.38

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding training program for enhancing goalsetting techniques Empowerment
Course, class, training group
Work
On invitation, no pay
Actual changes in happiness
Vocational skill traing
goal attainment time 3 Perceived realization of life-goals
Later life-goals
goal conflict time 3 Conflict among life goals