Findings on happiness in Gavin & Kelley (1978): study US 1973

Author(s)Gavin, J.F.; Kelley, R.E.
TitleThe Psychological Climate and Reported Well-Being of Underground Miners: An Exploratory Study.
SourceHuman Relations, 1978, Vol. 31, 567 - 581
PublicMiners, non-management, company, USA, 197?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunck sample
Respondents N =469
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire completed anonomimiously during working hours
General remarks
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: ".....satisfaction with life ....." Full question not reported Response options: not reported
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Job frustrationshow  Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Job pride and satisfactionshow  Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Perceived work environmentshow  Current work-conditions
Physical consequen- ces of workshow  Satisfaction with aspects of work
Physical consequences of workshow  Strain at work (physical)