Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital for Success (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 20, 2011 - Psychology - 254 pages
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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
  

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As a career specialist I help people establish, develop, and advance their careers. I've read many books on workplace happiness, but none better than this. Based on exhaustive and comprehensive ... Read full review

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Contents

Prologue
Launchingthe First iOpener People
Contribution from the InsideOut
FeelingSecurein Your
Conviction
Culture
Commitment Introduction to Commitment
Confidence
Pride Trust andRecognition Introduction toPride Trust and Recognition
Achieving Your Potential
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What Next?
Dramatis
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Jessica Pryce-Jones is CEO and founder of the Oxford-based consultancy iOpener, which enables people to improve their performance and organizations to develop sustainably. A regular speaker and media commentator, she featured in the BBC series Making Slough Happy and CNN’s special on happiness at work. Pryce-Jones teaches and coaches leaders at London Business School, Chicago Booth, Saďd Business School in Oxford, and Judge Business School in Cambridge. Clients include multinationals in banking, IT, health, publishing, and engineering as well as the public and not-for-profit sectors.

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