Corpus ID: 15901844

Questions and Answers about Fun at Work

@inproceedings{Ford2003QuestionsAA,
  title={Questions and Answers about Fun at Work},
  author={R. Ford and Frank S. McLaughlin and J. Newstrom},
  year={2003}
}
  • R. Ford, Frank S. McLaughlin, J. Newstrom
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • R ecently, much has been said about "tun at work" environments and their importance for employee morale and productivity. Yet, there is no serious empirical or theoretical work on the nature or consequences of having fun in organizations. In this article we discover, through the eyes of practicing human resource managers, what a fun work environment is, its component characteristics, and its advantages for employees, work teams, and organizations. We also discover the specific types of things… CONTINUE READING
    93 Citations
    Fun at Work and Employee Performance: The Roles of Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Manufacturing Companies
    • 2019
    • 4
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Play hard, work hard: Fun at work and job performance
    • 27

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES
    Managing to have fun
    • 22
    FUN FOR EVERYONE
    • 37
    THE PURSUIT OF WOW
    • 67
    Aprill. "PrixJuLliviiy Improvement: Making Work Fun,
    • Journal of Syslenu Managemeni,
    • 1985
    -Service wiih a Smile
    • hueniivi: I74f III
    • 2000
    2U()1). '"Translorming a Ciinservative Company -One Laugh ai a Time
    • Harvard Business Review
    301 Ways u< Have Fun at Work
    • 301 Ways u< Have Fun at Work
    • 1997
    A Company that Plays Together
    • Slays Together." hiilu.\iry Week
    • 1999
    A Company that Plays Together. Slays Together
    • hiilu.\iry Week
    • 1999
    A Serious Busmes>i
    • Accountancy
    • 1998