Do We Really Need to Feel More Joy at Work?

1. Does being happy at work increase productivity?

Basics of the Warwick study

2. Why should companies not spend big monies to help employees feel more joy at work?

  • People are different and what makes one person happy may not make another person happy.
  • We need to focus on empowering people and setting up the notion that the company will make you happy creates a dependency that may not be healthy.
  • We don’t want to create workplaces where people prefer to be at work over spending time with their families and loved ones.

3. Do companies have any responsibility to help employees feel more joy at work?

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