Findings on happiness in Burke (1982): study CA 1980

Author(s)Burke, R.J.
TitleImpact of Occupational Demands on Non- work Experiences of Senior Administrators.
SourceJournal of Psychology, 1982, Vol. 112, 195 - 211
PublicSenior probation administrators Canada,198?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non probability chunk sample. All administrators in the province were invited to participate. Respondents were representative for national population on several backgroundvariables such as age, marital status, education, but not gender: 96% being male.
Respondents N =72
Non Response25%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionaire administered at university following medical examination
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on two questions: A "Taking all things together, how would you say you are these days ? Would you say you are......" 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy B in general how satisfying do you find the way you are spending your life these days? Would you call it ........" 3 completely satisfying 2 pretty satisfying 1 not very satisfying Summation: not reported
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Occupational demandsshow  Current work-conditions