Iris, Benjamin; Barrett, Gerald V.
August 1972
Journal of Applied Psychology;Aug72, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p301
Academic Journal
Relations of job satisfaction, job importance, and life satisfaction measures were examined in two samples of foremen differing in their level of job satisfaction. The results supported a "spillover'' interpretation of the relationship between job and life satisfaction. The relationship between satisfaction and pay was moderated by the favorability of the job situation. The concept of job importance was of value in understanding the interrelationship between job and life satisfaction.


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