Job satisfaction and life satisfaction revisited: A longitudinal test of an integrated model

  title={Job satisfaction and life satisfaction revisited: A longitudinal test of an integrated model},
  author={Joseph Rode},
  journal={Human Relations},
  pages={1205 - 1230}
  • Joseph Rode
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Psychology, Business
  • Human Relations
Research indicates that job satisfaction is significantly related to life satisfaction. However, previous studies have not included variables that may confound the relationship. Furthermore, the vast majority of studies have relied on cross-sectional data. I tested a comprehensive model that examined the relationship between job and life satisfaction and a broad personality construct called ‘core self-evaluations’, as well as nonwork satisfaction and environmental variables, using a nationally… 

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