It’s official - happiness boosts productivity 

It’s official - happiness boosts productivity 

By Health Corresoondent

There is now proof that caring about the wellbeing and happiness of your people at work is good for your business.

A recent study published in Management Science finds that happiness boosts  productivity and in a big way.

In an article in Forbes magazine, the study showed that for each one-unit increase in happiness, on a scale of 0-10, led to a massive 12% increase in productivity.

If you wonder why happiness boosts productivity, the authors of the study theorized several possible reasons.

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It could be that happy workers are better at organizing their time, or they work faster while in a good mood, or are more efficient at converting calls into sales while they were in a good mood.

A happy person may also laugh more, signaling that they are friendly and open.

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