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The benefit of happy employees

Organisations investing heavily in fostering a happiness culture see a good return on investment.

  • Happy employees are productive employees and productive employees generate more profit.
  • Happy employees don’t look to jump ship. This cuts recruitment costs, further increasing profits.

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Research shows that employee happiness is determined by their personalities as well. Employees with the highest number of good days at work:

  • scored highly on positive emotions and enthusiasm
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A 2017 study found that 57% of start-up businesses had at least one member who worked remotely, either from home or wherever they happened to want to work.

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There is a real difference between happiness gimmicks and working in a well-being culture: 

  • one that values people
  • one that manages them by praise and reward rather than fault-finding
  • one that enables them to work flexibly and provides them with work-life balance...

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