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What happy companies know : how the new science of happiness can change your company for the better

Author: Dan Baker; Cathy Greenberg; Collins Hemingway
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2006.
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"Drawing on the new science of happiness, this book shows how to build a happy, high-functioning organization - and overcome even the most ingrained culture of negativity. The authors identify every key trait of the happy company. Then, using real-world case studies from today's best organizations, they present tools and best practices for infusing these traits throughout every level of your business - from  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, Dan, 1946-
What happy companies know.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2006
(OCoLC)664319456
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Baker; Cathy Greenberg; Collins Hemingway
ISBN: 0131858572 9780131858572
OCLC Number: 62533892
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The naked ape dons the designer suit --
What is a happy company and why do I want one? --
The nerd from the mists --
Scarcity behavior in the modern tribe --
Aggression, target fixation, and the crashes they cause --
The lesson of the salmon, or why happiness beats going belly up --
What's a body to do? personal and corporate strategies for health --
Humility, the most courageous form of leadership --
From guts to sight to heart, the role of visionaries --
Organizing for innovation --
Only the emotionally intelligent need apply --
Return on people --
Engage with people --
Doing well and doing good --
Tools for building constructive culture --
Happy companies are all alike and yet unique.
Responsibility: Dan Baker, Cathy Greenberg, Collins Hemingway.
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'Happier organizations simply perform better' is a fact supported by the research. Based on the concept that 'happiness' is not a result, but rather the cause of success, this book provides the tools  Read more...

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