Joy in the Workplace:
Now More Important than Ever and a Certain Competitive Advantage
by Patricia Senecal
This article is concerned with one strategy organizations can employ to deal with the lesser security employees today face. Organizational survival, the author contends, under today's conditions requires the harnessing of the employee's desire for meaning and purpose by producing an environment where high performers can create and make contributions. This article presents cases and best practices of organizations investing in their corporate longevity by bringing about a climate in which employees working in them define as joyful.