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The Erik Erikson quotation is cited as a personal memory in Doris Kearns Goodwin’s TED talk (2008) Lessons from past presidents.

Why work matters for wellbeing

Nicholas Christakis & James Fowler (2009) Connected: The surprising power of our social networks and how they shape our lives. Little, Brown Spark

Howard Gardner (Ed.) (2010) The Good Work: Theory and Practice. GoodWork Project.

OECD (2018) Better Life Index – Work-Life Balance

John Helliwell, Richard Layard & Jeffrey Sachs (2017) World Happiness Report 2017, p77. Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Alex Bryson & George MacKerron (2016) Are You Happy While You Work? The Economic Journal, 127(599), 106–125.

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve (2018) Work and Wellbeing: A Global Perspective. In Global Happiness Council (2018) The Global Happiness Policy Report 2018. Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (2018) Health & Wellbeing at Work Survey Report 2018. CIPD.

Business in the Community (2019) Mental Health at Work 2019 Report: Time To Take Ownership. BITC.

Wellbeing is good for work

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve & George Ward (2017) Happiness at Work. In John Helliwell, Richard Layard & Jeffrey Sachs (2017). World Happiness Report 2017. Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Ed Diener, Louise Tay & Cody Xuereb (2013) The Objective Benefits of Subjective Wellbeing. In John Helliwell, Richard Layard & Jeffrey Sachs (2013) World Happiness Report 2013. Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Christian Krekel, George Ward & Jan-Emmanuel De Neve (2017) Employee Wellbeing, Productivity and Firm Performance: Evidence and Case Studies. In Global Happiness Council (2019. Global Happiness Policy Report 2019. Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

What makes work good for wellbeing?

Howard Gardner (Ed.) (2010) The Good Work: Theory and Practice. GoodWork Project.

Alex Edmans (2011) Does the stock market fully value intangibles? Employee satisfaction and equity prices. Journal of Financial Economics, 101(2011), 621–640.

Wellbeing as a corporate social responsibility

Wilmar Schaufeli (2019) Keynote Lecture, World Congress of Positive Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.

Wilmar Schaufeli & Toon Taris (2014) A critical review of the job demands-resources model: Implications for improving work and health. In George Bauer & Oliver Hämmig (Eds) Bridging occupational, organizational and public health: A transdisciplinary approach (43-68). Springer.

The psychological principles at work

1. Feeling connected to others

John Paul Stephens, Emily Heaphy & Jane Dutton (2012) High Quality Connections. In Gretchen Spreitzer & Kim Cameron (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship, (385-399). Oxford University Press.

Megan Reitz & Michael Chaskalson (2016) How to bring mindfulness to your company’s leadership. Harvard Business Review, December 2016.

2. Autonomy and the importance of managers

Gavin Slemp, Margaret Kern, Kern Patrick & Richard Ryan (2018) Leader autonomy support in the workplace: A meta-analytic review. Motivation and Emotion in the Workplace, 42, 706-724.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (2018) Health & Wellbeing at Work Survey Report 2018.

Richard Ryan & Edward Deci (2017) Self-Determination Theory – Basic Psychological Needs in Motivation, Development and Wellness, p534. Guilford Press.

Edward Deci, Anja Olafsen & Richard Ryan (2017) Self-Determination Theory in Work Organizations: The State of the Science. Annual Review of Organizational Behaviour 2017, 4, 19-43

3. Feeling competent

Alex Linley (2008) Average to A+: Realising strengths in yourself and others. CAPP Press.

Jim Apsland & Nikki Blacksmith (2012) Productivity through Strengths. In Gretchen Spreitzer & Kim Cameron (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship, (353-365). Oxford University Press.

Teresa Amabile & Steven Kramer (2011) The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work. HBS Publishing.

Carol Dweck (2017) Mindset – changing the way you think to fulfil your potential. Robinson.

Tom Vander Ark (2018) Hit Refresh: How A Growth Mindset Culture Tripled Microsoft’s Value. Forbes

Ed Diener, Stuti Thapa & Louise Tay (2020) Positive Emotions at Work. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behaviour, 7.

4. Emotionally positive work environments

Nicholas Christakis & James Fowler (2009) Connected: The surprising power of our social networks and how they shape our lives. Little, Brown Spark

Joyce Bono, Theresa Glomb, Winny ShenEugene Kim & Amanda Koch (2013) Building positive resources: Effects of positive events and positive reflection on work-stress and health. Academy of Management Journal, 56(6).

5. Meaning at work

Amy Edmundsen (2019) The Fearless Organisation: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation and Growth. Wiley.

Google (2015) Five keys to a successful Google team

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (2018) Health & Wellbeing at Work Survey Report 2018.

Business in the Community (2019) Mental Health at Work 2019 Report: Time To Take Ownership.

Michael Steger (2017) Creating Meaning and Purpose at Work. In Lindsey Oades, Michael Steger, Antonelle Delle Fave & Jonathan Passmore (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Positivity and Strengths-Based Approaches at Work. Wiley Blackwell.

Shawn Achor Andrew Reece Gabriella Rosen Kellerman&  Alexi Robichaux (2018) 9 Out of 10 People Are Willing to Earn Less Money to Do More-Meaningful Work. Harvard Business Review, November 6, 2018.

People management processes

Richard Ryan & Edward Deci (2017) Self-Determination Theory – Basic Psychological Needs in Motivation, Development and Wellness. Guilford Press.

Gavin Slemp, Margaret Kern, Kern Patrick & Richard Ryan (2018) Leader autonomy support in the workplace: A meta-analytic review. Motivation and Emotion in the Workplace, 42, 706-724.

The science of wellbeing and the future of work

Edward Deci, Anja Olafsen & Richard Ryan (2017) Self-Determination Theory in Work Organizations: The State of the Science. Annual Review of Organizational Behaviour 2017, 4, 19-43

Sue Roffey (2017) Positive relationships at work. In Lindsey Oades, Michael Steger, Antonelle Delle Fave & Jonathan Passmore (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Positivity and Strengths-Based Approaches at Work. Wiley Blackwell.