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Studies

Lambert et al. (2010a): study US 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Lambert, E.G.; Hogan, N.L.; Jiang, S.
Title:
The Relationship among distributive and procedural Justice and correctional Life Satisfaction, Burnout, and turnover Intent: an exploratory Study.
Source:
Journal of Criminel Justice, 2010, Vol. 38, 7 - 16

Investigation

Public:
Working population, USA, 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
No sample: full population
Respondents:
N = 160
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 2 questions:

A  Taking all together, how happy would you say you are with your life?
    3  very happy
    2  happy
    1  not too happy
B  In general, how satisfying do you find the way you are spending your life these days?
     3  very satisfying
     2  satisfying
     1  not too satisfying

Computation: (A+B)/2
Classification:
O-Sum-*-mq-v-3-b
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Scores on the two items were added, so the scale range is 2-6
Page in publication:
11
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 0 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.30
SD:
1.13

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Position Characteristics of current occupation Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Tenure Years in occupation Educational level Level of school-education Race ETHNICITY Years in CJ Years in occupation Distributive justice Fulfilled/rewarding (vs frustrating) Procedural justice Satisfaction with promotion-chances