Does Happiness Promote Career Success?

  title={Does Happiness Promote Career Success?},
  author={Julia K. Boehm and Sonja Lyubomirsky},
  journal={Journal of Career Assessment},
  pages={101 - 116}
Past research has demonstrated a relationship between happiness and workplace success. For example, compared with their less happy peers, happy people earn more money, display superior performance, and perform more helpful acts. Researchers have often assumed that an employee is happy and satisfied because he or she is successful. In this article, the authors review evidence in support of an alternative hypothesis—namely, that happiness is a source of why particular employees are more… 
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