Corpus ID: 15901844

Questions and Answers about Fun at Work

@inproceedings{Ford2003QuestionsAA,
  title={Questions and Answers about Fun at Work},
  author={Robert C. Ford and Frank S. McLaughlin and John W. Newstrom},
  year={2003}
}
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… Expand
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