Want Happy Employees? There’s Power in Being Nice!
Being nice in the workplace can be an undervalued quality, however a recent study from Monarch reveals that employing staff makes for both a happier and more productive workforce.
The survey of 2,000 working adults in the UK finds that nicer people are twice as happy at work when compared to those who describe themselves as being rarely or never nice.
The survey was carried out as a follow up to Monarch’s previous research led by Jonathan Freeman, Professor of Psychology at Goldsmith’s University’s i2 Media Research Lab. The study saw 100 participants complete a series of psychological research measures before taking part in two lab-based behavioural demonstrations, to find that nicer people are more likely to be happier, healthier and earn more than others.Read More