At the office

Happiness at work: a must or an unreachable ideal

Self-help books about happiness sell like hot cakes, and so many people sign up for courses to learn to be happy that you immediately feel stressed. Whether this painstaking focus on happiness really makes us more cheerful is doubtful, but there is no question that interest in it has spread to the workplace. So, what does happiness at work really mean and why is it so crucial? How can you ensure that employees feel good?