A Positively Ghastly Development at Work: Pushing Staff to be ‘Happy’ at Work Through Contrived Activities Could Backfire Badly

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Title: A Positively Ghastly Development at Work: Pushing Staff to be ‘Happy’ at Work Through Contrived Activities Could Backfire Badly
Authors: Clancy, Annette
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10698
Date: 3-Feb-2019
Online since: 2019-05-29T09:18:57Z
Abstract: Petting zoos. Laughter yoga. Lunchtime mindfulness sessions. A concierge for travel booking. Ice cream baristas. And onsite bars for after hour use. These are just some of the perks on offer in companies today as they endeavour to make work a positive experience for their staff.
Type of material: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine
Publisher: Business Post
Journal: Sunday Business Post
Start page: 19
End page: 19
Keywords: Happiness culture at workIncreased productivityReduced absenteeismTeamworkPositive psychology
Other versions: https://www.businesspost.ie/opinion/positively-ghastly-development-work-435939
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Art History & Cultural Policy Research Collection

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