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How to be happy at work : the power of purpose, hope, and friendships / Annie McKee.

McKee, Annie, 1955- (author.).

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  • 1 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 650.1 McK (Text) 32604000204852 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 650.1 MCKEE (Text) 32826014124051 New Books Checked out 05/10/2018
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library 650.1 MCKEE 2017 (Text) 39206021344377 New Materials Checked out 04/18/2018
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 650.2 MCK (Text) 30032010716592 NEW ADULT Checked out 05/05/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781633692251
  • ISBN: 1633692256
  • Physical Description: 252 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-232) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Life is too short to be unhappy at work: happiness is a choice -- Why happiness matters at work: if you sacrifice happiness, you sacrifice success -- The happiness traps: myths that hold us back -- The power of purpose: live your values and make a difference -- The power of hope: optimism sparks action -- Yes, you do need friends at work: love and your tribe in the workplace -- Hearing the wake-up call: chart a path to happiness -- Sharing happiness at work: create a resonant microculture on your team.
Summary, etc.:
"I'm working harder than I ever have, and I don't know if it's worth it anymore." If you're a manager or leader in today's high-speed, high-stress economy, these words have probably run through your mind, maybe more than once. Many people in management positions are feeling fed up, burned out, and unhappy at work: the constant pressure and stress, the unending changes, the politics ... People are feeling they can't give much more, and their performance is suffering. But it's work, after all, right? Should we even expect to be fulfilled and happy at work? Annie McKee answers with a definitive yes. She makes the most compelling case yet that happiness--and the full engagement that comes with it--is more important than ever in today's workplace. Based on extensive research and decades of experience with leaders, this book sheds new light on the powerful relationship of happiness to individual, team, and organizational success. McKee's research reveals that there are three essential elements that people must have in order to be happy at work: A sense of purpose and the chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves; A vision that is powerful and personal, creating a real sense of hope; and Resonant, friendly relationships The book is organized around these essential elements and shows how leaders can create and sustain them in the face of ongoing stress and pressure, as well as how to create a healthy, positive climate for their teams and other groups within their companies. How to Be Happy at Work will transform and enrich our understanding of what it means to be happy at work, and it will provide clear, practical advice and instruction for how to achieve this.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Quality of work life
Employee motivation
Happiness
Hope
Friendship
Personnel management

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