A Current Look at the Job Satisfaction/Life Satisfaction Relationship: Review and Future Considerations

  title={A Current Look at the Job Satisfaction/Life Satisfaction Relationship: Review and Future Considerations},
  author={Jeffrey S. Rain and Irving M. Lane and Dirk D. Steiner},
  journal={Human Relations},
  pages={287 - 307}
We review the literature on the relationship between job satisfaction and life satisfaction on its theoretical, empirical, and methodological bases. Our review indicates that recent theoretical work is too often characterized by repeatedly confirming the spillover hypothesis to the exclusion of advancing further theoretical developments. The greater sophistication of statistical analyses is cited as one of the few recent methodological advances. Our review focuses on theoretical and… 
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