The case describes how five organizations (Salesforce.com, Indiegogo, Ferrari, thumbtack Team Philippines, and the U.S. military) developed successful strategies to foster happiness in their organizations and they. Their business goals and missions He points out that tools leaders of these organizations to maintain and use to measure happiness and examines the potential drawbacks of happiness. The frame of the case focuses on four key drivers of happiness-purpose, autonomy, … Read more »

The case describes how five organizations (Salesforce.com, Indiegogo, Ferrari, thumbtack Team Philippines, and the U.S. military) developed successful strategies to foster happiness in their organizations and they. Their business goals and missions He points out that tools leaders of these organizations to maintain and use to measure happiness and examines the potential drawbacks of happiness. The frame of the case focuses on four key drivers of happiness-purpose, autonomy, cooperation and excellence (PACE). Examples of tools used to promote happiness among executives: Purpose: Create a culture that emphasizes mission to the extent that potential employees to work there, even if the salary is lower than in comparable companies to choose from. Autonomy: Give your employees time to focus on projects that they work with passion. Collaboration: Create a distinctive identity, creates pride among employees, and use interactive websites to create links between employees. Excellence Initiative. Provide real-time data on employee and company performance and highlight individual employee skills and passions
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Jake poses,
Jennifer Aaker,
Debra Schifrin
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
14 pages.
Release Date: 29 March 2013. Prod #: M346-PDF-ENG
How to maintain happiness in business: Five Caselets HBR case solution