Between Earth and Sky: Formal Organizations as Instruments in Creating Gross National Happiness

Nirenberg, John

In: Gross National Happiness: Practice and Measurement: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Gross National Happiness. Centre for Bhutan Studies, Thimphu 2008, pp. 351-367 . ISBN 978-99936-14-52-4

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The realization of Gross National Happiness through the lived experience of people in formal organisations requires a compatible organisational infrastructure. This paper makes two main points: First, one's experience in organisations is a source of happiness or suffering, and second, there is a viable way of operating organisations to allow happiness to flourish if people are willing to take responsibility for its emergence.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2013 12:36
ISBN: 978-99936-14-52-4
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Social sciences
Controlled Keywords: Bhutan, Bruttonationalglück, Arbeitsorganisation
Uncontrolled Keywords: Organisationsstruktur , Arbeitszufriedenheit, Bhutan , Gross National Happiness , Work Organisation
Subject (classification): Sociology
Countries/Regions: Bhutan