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The levity effect : why it pays to lighten up

Author: Adrian Robert Gostick; Scott Christopher
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Levity Effect" uses serious science to reveal the remarkable power of humor and fun in business: that leaders who are lighthearted earn more on average; entertaining workplaces have more loyal employees; and that employees who are considered humorous are more likely to get promoted.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Robert Gostick; Scott Christopher
ISBN: 9780470195888 0470195886
OCLC Number: 185021536
Description: viii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Levity is a funny thing: if they're busting a gut, they'll bust their butts --
Levity effect --
communication: if they're laughing, they're listening --
Levity effect --
innovation: with comedy, there's creativity --
Levity effect --
respect: in you they trust --
Levity effect --
health: good for what ails you --
Levity effect --
wealth: laughing all the way to the bank --
142 ways to have fun at work: how to bring the levity effect to work --
Overcoming objections to levity: so what if I'm a brow knitter? --
Levity for life: bringing home the fun.
Responsibility: Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher.
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The Levity Effect uses serious science to reveal the remarkable power of humor and fun in business. Science proves it?fun is good for business! Based on ten years of extensive research, the authors  Read more...

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"Gostick and Christopher are serious about levity and its impact on the bottom line, and have plenty of ideas for generating laughter." ( Personnel Today , Mon 17th March 2008) "Why every company Read more...

 
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