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Studies

Shamir (1986): study IL 1983

Publication

Author(s):
Shamir, B.
Title:
Protestant work ethic, work involvement and the psychological impact of unemployment.
Source:
Journal of Occupational Behaviour, 1986, Vol. 7, 25 - 38

Investigation

Public:
27-47 aged academics, followed 6 months, Israel, 1983
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 432
Non Response:
31.5 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"On the whole, how is your general mood these days....?"
1  bad almost all the time
2  
3
4
5  good almost all the time"
Classification:
A-AOL-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Generale morale
Remarks:
T1: M=3.6, SD=0.94, T2: not reported
Page in publication:
30
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.60
SD:
0.94

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Protestant work ethic Earlier motivation to work
Current motivation to work
Work involvement Earlier motivation to work
Current motivation to work