Happiness as a value of event organizers in Abu Dhabi

  title={Happiness as a value of event organizers in Abu Dhabi},
  author={N. S. Valek and A. Fotiadis},
  journal={International Journal of Event and Festival Management},
The purpose of this paper is to consider the self-determination theory (SDT) to examine the perceived impact of events on happiness based on event organizers’ opinions. Moreover, it explores whether event organizers in Abu Dhabi consider promoting happiness and well-being as a value of their event and examines how organizers define a successful event.,The research was inspired by Abu Dhabi’s governmental initiative to promote happiness at all stages, with the aim of becoming one of the happiest… Expand
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