Be Happy in your Work: The Role of Positive Psychology in Working with Change and Performance

  title={Be Happy in your Work: The Role of Positive Psychology in Working with Change and Performance},
  author={Mark S. Allen and Paul J. McCarthy},
  journal={Journal of Change Management},
  pages={55 - 74}
ABSTRACT This narrative targets the role of happiness (subjective well-being) in change and performance in the workforce. Grounded within the paradigm of positive psychology, we draw on theory and research from several performance-related domains (including sport and physical activity) to describe the development of happiness in organizations and associated benefits to individuals and groups. Our review highlights the physical and mental health benefits of happiness, bidirectional associations… 

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