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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: International Happiness: A New View on the Measure of Performance
Authors: Blanchflower, David
Oswald, Andrew J
Contact Email: david.blanchflower@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Happiness research
Performance management: Interdisciplinary research
Well-being
Quality of life
Work
Sociological aspects
Issue Date: Feb-2011
Publisher: Academy of Management
Citation: Blanchflower D & Oswald AJ (2011) International Happiness: A New View on the Measure of Performance, Academy of Management Perspectives, 25 (1), pp. 6-22.
Abstract: This paper describes the findings from a new, and intrinsically interdisciplinary, literature on happiness and well-being. The paper focuses on international evidence. We report the patterns in modern data, discuss what has been persuasively established and what has not, and suggest paths for future research. Looking ahead, our instinct is that this social science research avenue will gradually merge with a related literature -- from the medical, epidemiological, and biological sciences -- on biomarkers and health. Nevertheless, we expect that intellectual convergence to happen slowly.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/10164
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMP.2011.59198445
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Affiliation: Economics
University of Warwick

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