"While happiness is something that everyone has experienced, I sometimes find it surprising how watered down and insincere it can become once applied to the workplace. I’ve seen many corporations take a dehumanized approach, ignoring relationships to instead install quirky decorations or host lavish social events.
But these changes are superficial and for the most part, ineffective.
A distrustful and dissatisfied employee cannot be bought with a beanbag and a gym membership. We need to take a wider view of what the fundamental drivers are for a happy organization and truly understand what makes for a good job. With this in place, positive cultures thrive."