Summary: Prosocial behavior – also known as the desire to help others – may be far more motivating than is currently understood by society at large. Adam Grant is the youngest tenured professor at the Wharton School of Business. His field is organization psychology and his research sometimes has been on the provocative side. A [...]Continue Reading →
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Summary: Binging on food or activities that we enjoy actually may make us less happy, says a research study. The obvious answer to why overworking tends to make us unhappy is the added stress, because it causes anxiety and physical tension in the body such as clenched and even knotted muscles. It also causes our [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: Social connectedness can be a predictor of health and productivity. – Recent research shows our health is linked to positive social connections. One of the last posts here was about the use of personal technology by employees, such as their own laptops and smart phones and how that utilization can make them more efficient [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: Employee performance reviews may be counter-productive. – Annual and semi-annual reviews, depending on how they are handled, can result in employees becoming stressed, which generally makes them less effective. It is standard practice for many organizations to conduct annual reviews for their employees. However, this approach to managing might not be the best way [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: It’s not easy to build a happy and engaged workforce but these three steps can help you get started. - Making sure your leadership team is engaged - Finding out the truth about how your employees feel about your organization - Survey or interview employees to find engagement gaps Over the past twelve months I’ve had [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: Studies have found reduced employee happiness and increased risk of heart disease due to bad bosses. – Employees that feel undervalued and unsupported are likely to be less happy and healthy, according to recent research. A recent study published in the Journal of Business and Psychology found that the degree employees perceive they are [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: Results of an employee survey showed personal technology increased workplace happiness and efficiency. – More and more workers (especially the younger ones) are using personal devices such as smart phones and laptops on the job. – Organizations that don’t recognize how using personal devices can help their employees might experience productivity losses. A research [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: Less than half of UK workers are happy with their jobs. - This number is about the same as last year. According to a survey conducted by Office Angels about 42% of workers in the UK are happy with their current jobs. (Last year a similar survey found 41% were.) Some 46% of workers [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: Leadership may be less important for an organization’s success than has been assumed. - A survey found employees would rather have tools and resources to get their jobs done than to be inspired by a leader. A study of 1,000 employees conducted by the Communications for Executive Council has indicated the way employees feel [...]Continue Reading →
Summary: Happiness is not just an emotional state, it can be a life goal as well. – Choosing to be happy may work better than trying to find an ideal career. This post is a response to a TED talk giving by a thirteen-year-old boy from Nebraska, Logan LaPlante, who makes some very good points in [...]Continue Reading →