Happiness and Productivity

Some firms say they care about the well-being and “happiness” of their employees. But are such claims hype or scientific good sense? We provide evidence, for a classic piece rate setting, that happiness makes people more productive. In three different styles of experiment, randomly selected individu...

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Volume: 33
Main Author: Andrew J. Oswald
Eugenio Proto
Daniel Sgroi
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: CHICAGO University of Chicago Press 01.10.2015
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
published in: Journal of labor economics Vol. 33; no. 4; pp. 789 - 822
ORCID: 0000-0001-9575-2640
0000-0001-7766-6503
Data of publication: 20151001
ISSN: 0734-306X
1537-5307
EISSN: 1537-5307
Discipline: Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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