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Author Warr, Peter B. (Peter Bryan)

Title The joy of work? : jobs, happiness, and you / Peter Warr and Guy Clapperton
Published London : Routledge, 2009
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010

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Description 190 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Work and Happiness: An Unlikely Comincation?: Introduction to Issues and Contents. 2. Why Work?: Features of the environment, unemployment and motivations to work. 3. Feeling Good and Feeling Bad: Aspects of happiness and some questionnaire. 4. The Top Twleve Job Features: Outline of the key 12 characteristics and types of impact. 5. What's in a Job?: Summarizing research into the Top Twelve and their sub-components in work settings. 6. It's in Your Genes as Well as Your Job: The influence of inheritance and personality. 7. Come to Think About It ... Happiness Is Relative: Thinking styles that affect happiness. 8. Actions as Well as Words: Practical steps to increase job happiness
Summary This book looks at people's happiness and unhappiness in their jobs and aims to help the reader to actually do something about it. It promises to improve your approach to work - and therefore your happiness at work - for good
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Psychology, Industrial.
Happiness.
Quality of work life.
Job satisfaction.
Author Clapperton, Guy.
LC no. 2009011316
ISBN 9780415459655
0415459656
9780415459662
0415459664