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Studies

VandeVliert & Janssen (2002): study ZZ 1986

Publication

Author(s):
VandeVliert, E.; Janssen, O.
Title:
''Better Than'' Performances Motives as Roots of Satisfaction across More and Less Developed Countries.
Source:
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2002, Vol. 33, 380 - 397

Investigation

Public:
Students, 42 countries, 2002
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 14000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single questions:

This measure of average happiness in nations combines responses to different questions on happiness and life-satisfaction rated on different scales. Precise items and rating scales differ per nation. Average scores per nation were transformed afterwards to a common 0-10 scale.

Name: Diener's SWB-score of nations
Classification:
O-Sum---sq-vt-11-a
Author's label:
Subjective well-being
Page in publication:
387

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Self-referenced performance motives (intrinsic motives) Intrinsec/extrinsic motivation in nation
Intrinsic motivation
Other-referenced performance motives (extrinsic motives) Intrinsec/extrinsic motivation in nation
Extrinsic motivation
Job satisfaction Satisfaction with work itself Company satisfaction Satisfaction with company life satisfaction Satisfaction with multiple domains of life