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

Publication
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
Investigation
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
ClassificationO-SL?-c-sq-*-0-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Job frustrationW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Job pride and satisfactionW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Perceived work environmentW04abCurrent work-conditions
Physical consequen- ces of workW05ad02Satisfaction with aspects of work
Physical consequences of workW04ab18Strain at work (physical)