Findings on happiness in Lounsbury et al. (2004): study ZZ Developed nations 2002

Author(s)Lounsbury, J.W.; Park, S.H.; Sundstrom, E.
TitlePersonality, Career Satisfaction, and Life Satisfaction: Test of a Directional Model.
SourceJournal of Career Assesment,2004, Vol. 12, 395 - 406
DOIDOI: 10.1177/1069072704266658
PublicLibrarians and information science professionals, developed nations, 2002
 Academic reference librarian archivist, cataloger, distance education librarian, public librarian, records manager, school librarian, special librarian, systems librarian, and other information professionals
Collect periodsummer and fall
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability self-selected
Respondents N =1352
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question All things considered I am 1 dissatisfied with my life as a whole 2 3 4 5 very satisfied with my life as a whole
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication399
RemarksWDH team supposes that the mean is given on 5 points (3,98/5) to match with other items measured on a 5-point response format
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.89

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Assertivenessshow  Assertive
Career satisfactionshow  Satisfaction with career
Conscientiousnessshow  Conscientious
Emotional stabilityshow  Stable
Extraversionshow  Extraverted
Opennessshow  Open
Optimismshow  Optimistic
Tough-mindednessshow  Tough