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Wellbeing in the workplace: the impact of modern management

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  • Alex Bryson
  • Pekka Ilmakunnas

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How people feel about their jobs is an important part of their overall happiness yet until now, few studies have explored the links between employees' wellbeing and their working environment. Alex Bryson and colleagues analyse data from Finland to assess the impact of modern management practices on wellbeing in the workplace.

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  • Alex Bryson & Pekka Ilmakunnas, 2012. "Wellbeing in the workplace: the impact of modern management," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance 356, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
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