Don't lie back and accept popular view on happiness

Briner, Rob
October 2008
People Management;10/16/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p17
The author discusses the link between job satisfaction and job performance. He highlights the common knowledge about happy employees and labor productivity. He claims that happiness and job satisfaction are different, and that happiness is a general term for specific emotions that affect one's behavior. The author argues that positive feelings and emotions may be linked to work performance.


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