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Studies

Miner & Glomb (2010): study US 2017

Publication

Author(s):
Miner, A.G.; Glomb, T.M.
Title:
State Mood, Task Performance, and Behavior at Work: A Within-Persons Approach
Source:
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2010, Vol. 112 , 43-57

Investigation

Public:
Employees, United States, 2017
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 67
Non Response:
38%
Assessment:
Experience sampling

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 8 hedonic tone questions repeated several times a day (Experience Sampling Method)

..now (lead item not reported)
- contented
- satisfied
- happy
- pleased
- sad
- grouchy
- unhappy
- blue

Rated
0 = not at all
1 = a little
2 = moderately
3 = very
Classification:
A-ARE-m-mqr-nv-4-a
Author's label:
Hedonic tone
Remarks:
Recoded to a scale of 0-1, where 0 is unpleasantness.

Each participant filled out one morning and 4 or 5 randomly scheduled surveys per day on palmtop computers for 3 weeks.
The palmtop computers signaled participants to respond at the random times.
Page in publication:
48
Error estimates:
Cronbach's alpha = 0.87
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range - 0 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.66 -
SD:
0.20 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Service quality Current work-performance Meta-mood attention Current mood awareness Meta-mood clarity Current mood awareness Meta-mood repair Optimistic Ln (average call time) Production counts Department Branche Overall performance Current work-performance