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Neuberger & Allerbeck (1978): study XZ Germany West 1976 /2

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, assembly industry, West-Germany, 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 111
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 Nervousness Current psycho-somatic complaints Agressiveness Aggressive, angry Depressiveness Depressive (f31-33) Irritatibilty Irritable Companionableness Sociable Calmness Self-confidant Dominance Dominant Inhibitance Inhibited