Happiness at Work - Does Business Agility Lead to Happy Workplaces?
Have you ever wondered about the meaning of 'Happiness at Work'? Does everyone define them the same way? If not, how can an executive work towards improving the happiness of his employees? If you have these questions, this session is for you.
With the increase in population that separates ‘work’ from ‘life’, as if work is the absence of life, it becomes increasingly important to study about what happiness means to people at work so that they can be made to feel alive in their offices too.
This session is aimed at introducing two interesting research studies that aimed to do just that. Also, this session helps people understand if Business Agility keeps us happy in the true sense.
The two studies that this session will discuss are as follows:
- Richard M. Ryan et al’s Self Determination Theory – led to a book Drive by Dan Pink
- Mihaly’s Measurement of Flow in Everyday’s life – led to book Flow by Mihaly himself
This session does not just explain these two research works but also will find the commonalities between these and will engage the audience with discussions using scenario-based questions, thereby bringing out personal examples that they can relate to.
Outline/Structure of the Presentation
- What are the Domains of Business Agility?
- Is the Work-Life Balance narrative fair?
- Definition of Happiness – Is it the same for all?
- Power of correlation in improving happiness
- Happiness as Personal Satisfaction - Drive
- Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation
- Self-Determination Theory – Intrinsic Motivation
- Does Business Agility keep us happy?
By attending this session, the audience will walk-away with an understanding of the following.
- An introduction to 'Domains of Business Agility'
- A self-made definition of what happiness means to oneself
- Flow: The happy state of flow
- How to induce conditions that bring about flow?
- How Mihaly’s work coincides with Self-determination theory in all three dimensions – Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose
- Self-Determination Theory: Differences between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
- How to derive intrinsic motivation at work?
- How can I make myself and others engaged and happy at my work?
- How Business Agility leads to true Happiness at Work?
Any agile professional
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