By Sherrie Haynie
The Kingdom of Bhutan famously makes it a matter of public policy to focus the nation’s resources on maximizing what has been called Gross National Happiness . Essentially, the country has taken the rare step of placing well-being above GDP. While this approach has baffled the West when it first happened several decades ago, other countries have taken notice. Today, the idea of maximizing workplace well-being is making its way into corporate agendas. Why? In part because it’s becoming clear that employee well-being and the company’s financial success are synergistic instead of being unrelated alternatives.
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