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Wrzesniewski et al. (1997): study US Pennsylvania 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Wrzesniewski, A.; McCauley, C.R.; Rozin, P.; Schwartz, B.
Title:
Jobs, Careers, and Callings: People's Relations to their Work.
Source:
Journal of Research in Personality, 1997, Vol. 31, 21 - 33.

Investigation

Public:
University employees, Pennsylvania, USA, 1996
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 135
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

We have talked about various parts of your life, now I want to ask you about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days.....?
7  completely satisfied
6
5
4  neutral
3
2
1  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Mean computed by WDH-team.
Page in publication:
25.27,29
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.90 6.50
SD:
1.10 1.83

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Views on work Work values
Current motivation to work
Object of life-goals