Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tracking work-place happiness: Do happy managers perform more efficiently?

Workplace affect or emotions in the workplace appeared in the 1930s. Hersey (1932) first demonstrated a sure relationship between one’s emotional state and productivity at work. Simultaneously the Hawthorne studies (1939) also echoed that happy workers reported higher levels of … Continue reading

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The Realise 2 strengths assessment and development tool

Originally posted on Road less travelled; SELF-DEVELOPMENT AT WORK:
This week I’d like to focus on a strengths assessment and development tool, the Realise2 4M model . The model was developed by Dr Alex Linley and the team at Center…

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It is important to accept difficult feelings at work!

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Am I going to be permanently morose? Some studies have the answer!

Life-satisfaction, in other words how one in general feels and functions in life, has two facets, cognitive and affective. In life or domain specific satisfaction (like work), the cognitive component of subjective well-being appears stable, unlike  moods and feelings component. … Continue reading

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Why personal well-being encourage helpful and compliance behaviours at work? Role of positive emotions!

Research has indicated that personal well-being is related to individual’s reporting relatively more positive emotions and less negative emotions (Argyle, 1987; Diener & Larsen, 1993; Larsen & Diener, 1992). In other words a person who reports positive emotions is likely … Continue reading

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