HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: The Value of Happiness

The Value of Happiness Harvard Business Review, Shawn Achor January 2012 July 2010 Burt’s Bees, a personal-care products company, was undergoing enormous change as it began a global expansion into 19 new countries. In this kind of high-pressure situation, many leaders pester their deputies with frequent meetings or flood their in-boxes with urgent demands. In doing…

FORBES: The Social Responsibility to Generate Employee Happiness

Nicole Skibola | November 4, 2010 According to a recent survey of 1,500 chief executives conducted by IBM’s Institute for Business Value, CEOs identify “creativity” as the most important leadership competency for the successful enterprise of the future. The link may initially not be intuitive, but spawning creativity in the workforce comes back to corporate social responsibility.…