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Studies

Stapel (1950): study NL 1948

Publication

Author(s):
Stapel, J.
Title:
What is Job Satisfaction?
Source:
The Public Opinion Quarterly, 1950, Vol. 14, 551 - 554

Investigation

Public:
Working people, The Netherlands, 1948
Survey name:
NL-NIPO
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 500
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Do you think of yourself as.......?
3   happy
2   fairly happy
1   unhappy?
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happiness question
Page in publication:
552
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 43%,   2: 44%,   3: 6%   (total 93%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.60 4.78
SD:
0.61 1.93

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Job satisfaction Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole