Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital for Success / Edition 1

Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital for Success / Edition 1

by Jessica Pryce-Jones
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470689420

ISBN-13: 9780470689424

Pub. Date: 04/19/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Sharing the results of her four-year research journey in simple, jargon-free language, Pryce-Jones exposes the secrets of being happy at work.

  • Focuses on what happiness really means in a work context and why it matters to individuals and organisations in both human and financial terms
  • Equips readers with the information, knowledge and skills to

Overview

Sharing the results of her four-year research journey in simple, jargon-free language, Pryce-Jones exposes the secrets of being happy at work.

  • Focuses on what happiness really means in a work context and why it matters to individuals and organisations in both human and financial terms
  • Equips readers with the information, knowledge and skills to make the most of the nearly 100,000 hours that they'll spend at work over a lifetime
  • Demystifies psychological research through a fascinating array of  anecdotes, case studies, and interviews from people in the trenches of the working world, including business world-leaders, politicians, particle physicists, and philosophers, sheep farmers, waitresses, journalists, teachers, and lawyers, to name just a few

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470689424
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/19/2010
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue viii

Acknowledgments xii

1 Why Happiness at Work? Why Now? 1

2 The Research Journey 14

3 Contribution from the Inside-Out 31

4 Contribution from the Outside-In 48

5 Conviction 63

6 Culture 85

7 Commitment 107

8 Confidence 126

9 Pride, Trust, and Recognition 149

10 Achieving your Potential 169

Happiness at Work: A Conclusion 187

What Next? 189

References 190

Dramatis Personae 222

Index 229

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