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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 Criminal 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:
Self report 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
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 Sexe: 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