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Neuberger & Allerbeck (1978): study XZ Germany West 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Neuberger, O.; Allerbeck, M.
Title:
Messung und Analyse von Arbeitszufriedenkeit. (Measurement and Analysis of Satisfaction with Work).
Source:
Hans Huber Verlag, 1978, Bern, Switzerland

Investigation

Public:
Employees, synthetic processing industry, West-Germany, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 90
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

When you're not only thinking of your job, but of your total present situation (house, prices, health, love, politics, neighbors, etc.), how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole? Please mark the appropriate face below.

Rated on pictorial scale, consisting of seven smilies, expressing variations from very dissatisfied (a) to very satisfied (g) ( Kunin's 'Faces scale') Pictures not reproduced here).
1  unhappy face
.
.
4  neutral face
.
.
7  happy face  

Item in the "Arbeitsbeschreibungsbogen" (job-description questionnaire).
Classification:
M-AO-c-sq-f-7-a
Author's label:
Life-satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Evaluation of colleagues Satisfaction with colleagues Evaluation of boss Satisfaction with management Evaluation of work activities Satisfaction with work itself Evaluation of work conditions Satisfaction with work conditions Evaluation of organisation and management Satisfaction with management Evaluation of job development Satisfaction with promotion-chances Evaluation of payment Satisfaction with pay