How do you build a happy workplace? Why is workplace well-being so important? Find out by starting with our collection of articles, tips and tools below.
What a difference happier workplaces make! Here we’ll explore how to make that difference and start to build more productive workplaces, that focus on well-being.
Growing Evidence on the Importance of Workplace Well-being
Happy workplaces make good business sense, and it’s managers that make the difference. But don’t just take our word for it. There is growing evidence both from research and the world of business that:
- People perform better at work when they are happy: happy people are more successful at work.
- “Profits are an extension of a happy workplace” – as one successful businessman argued, a happy workplace made the difference for his organisation.
This site contains a growing range of resources, so come back regularly for fresh inspiration. Follow our links to explore the numerous ways that both you and the people you manage can be happier in your work.
Of course, well-being is not just about work, it’s about life more generally. Below you’ll find a range of articles and tips to help with workplace well-being and happiness in general. These will make it easier for you to read about what happiness is, how to find it, and why its just as important at work as anywhere else.
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: they must be fit for it; they must not do too much of it; and they must have a sense of success in it. (John Ruskin)