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Articles: Five Steps to Happiness at WorkBy Timothy Sharp | July 1, 2009
Australian positive psychologist Timothy Sharp—otherwise known as "Dr. Happy"—asked 50 people a simple question: What do you consider to be the top three contributors to happiness at work? Their answers provide food for thought to managers and employees alike.
Articles: Working for HappinessBy Alex Frankel | July 1, 2009
Some workplaces are happier than others. Journalist Alex Frankel tried to discover why.
Articles: Rising TogetherBy Jennifer A. Chatman | Summer 2008
Jennifer A. Chatman explains how companies can fight prejudice in the workplace.
Articles: The Wild OnesBy Howard P. Chudacoff | Spring 2008
Throughout American history, adults have tried to control children’s play. But Howard P. Chudacoff argues that in the end, the kids will always win.
Articles: Little DictatorBy Pete Simpson | Winter 2007-08
The psychology of power: A story of power
Articles: Are You a Jerk at Work?By Robert I. Sutton | Winter 2007-08
Robert I. Sutton explains how to handle bullies in the office—and prevent your own “inner jerk” from getting out.
Articles: Book Review: What Children NeedBy Christine Carter | Fall/Winter 2006-07
By Jane Waldfogel
Harvard University Press, 2006, 269 pages
Emma Seppala explains how compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and the corporate bottom line.
A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.
A new study shows how seeking happiness at the right time may be more important than seeking happiness all the time.
Results from the Greater Good "Love of Humanity" quiz.
A Q&A with visionary educator John Hunter, creator of the World Peace Game.
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- "Gratitude and Prosocial Behavior"
Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
- "Compassion: An Evolutionary Analysis and Empirical Review"
Compassion evolved as a distinct affective experience whose function is to enable cooperation and protection of those who...
- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
- Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
- Northeast Foundation for Children
Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
- Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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