Happy-performing Managers: The Impact of Affective Wellbeing and Intrinsic Job Satisfaction in the Workplace

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 449 pages
This book brings contemporary rigour to solve an age-old conundrum in management - do happy workers perform better? Decades of research - and mixed empirical evidence - have been unable to establish a strong link between affective well-being, intrinsic jo
 

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Contents

Exploring the links between happiness job satisfaction and job performance
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2 Jobrelated affective wellbeing and intrinsic job satisfaction
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3 Managers job performance
73
4 Links between affective wellbeing intrinsic job satisfaction and managers job performance
107
Methodology Measurement and Results
119
5 Research methodology and data analysis techniques
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6 Measuring managers performance
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7 Analysing the relationship between affective wellbeing intrinsic job satisfaction and performance
211
Findings Implications and Contribution to Organisational Theory and Management Practice
233
Surviving and thriving in the age of surprises
235
Appendices
329
References
355
Index
431
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