Watch on YouTube Hi there, I’m Carin Rockind, welcome to PPN Bites where we give you 60-second helpings of the positive psychology news you need to know. It’s long been understood in positive psychology research, positive organizational development research, that employees who feel that they can use their strengths at work are happier, more engaged, …
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According to several news reports, what Inamori did to re-engage employees and lead Japanese Airlines back into the black was to insist on compulsory philosophy sessions for all staff, washed down with free beer. I was so intrigued by this story that I wanted to delve a bit deeper. I hoped Kazuo Inamori’s business philosophy …
The 5th European Positive Psychology Conference took place this week in Copenhagen, Denmark on June 23-26 2010. This article covers addresses on June 25 by Professor Wilmar Schaufeli on employee engagement, by Professor Henrik Hans Knoop on well-being at society as well as individual levels, and Professor Willibald Ruch on humor and a related intervention.
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Psychologically Healthy Workplace Conference 2010: Building the Business Case for Employee Well-Being
As a wellness consultant, one of the questions I get most often is “Wow! I love what you do! This is so important, and so needed in today’s world! What kind of return on investment can a company expect for its wellness initiatives?” Up until last week, although compelling evidence was already available, I had …