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Employee wellbeing: the impact on productivity and firm performance


Does having happier staff mean higher productivity and improvements in companies' bottom line? A study of over 1.8 million employees across 73 countries by Christian Krekel, George Ward and Jan-Emmanuel De Neve detects a strong positive correlation between employee wellbeing, productivity and firm performance.


Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Christian Krekel and George Ward

1 July 2019     Paper Number CEPCP556

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Community Wellbeing programme.

This publication comes under the following theme: Causes and effects of wellbeing