The Cult Of Compulsory Happiness Is Ruining Workplaces

The clamour to make employees happy at work is driven by one of the oldest cliches in the human resource management playbook: that a happy worker is a good worker. Wanting to be happy at work is fair enough. But being forced to be happy at work can be troubling. The  truth is that being constantly on the lookout for happiness may actually mean happiness eludes more than it ensues.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/12/cult-compulsory-happiness-ruining-workplaces-office-fun

Article by André Spicer for The Guardian

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