Overview for Fun and Laughter at Workplace: A New Perspective
In the current radically transforming business world and increased war for talent, attracting and retaining talented employees has become very crucial. Fun and Laughter at Workplace is one of the vital tools that can be used in an organization to motivate the employees to enjoy work. A shared joke or introducing games that evoke fun and laughter in the workplace results in multiple benefits to both the employer and the employeeÂ - physically, emotionally and psychologically. A sense of humor allows the employees and the leaders to recognize and understand the incongruities of the workplace and life in general; and bring in a feeling of freshness and delight that promotes team spirit, creativity and esprit-de-corps. It inculcates the right attitude in them and helps them take pride in their job. Adding this element of fun and laughter at workplace creates a competitive advantage to the company in the marketplace as it boosts employee morale and kindles their enthusiastic spirit to work sincerely and to give of their best potential that has a significant impact upon the company s profits. Laughter not only makes the external environment happy but also makes the workers work to their best potential with high quality that helps in the realization of the organizational goals. In a nutshell, a fun and laughter filled work environment will make the company a successful one and help them emerge as an employer of choice or to be a great place to work for. This book is designed to provide a logical exposition of the role and significance of fun and laughter at workplace and how it influences employee wellness, workforce productivity and company's profits. It also presents the various strategies for promoting fun and laughter at workplace.
K. Sangeetha (Author)
K. Sangeetha holds a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharm) and a master's degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing and Finance. She has five years of academic experience in teaching Pharma and Management. She is presently working as Faculty Associate at the Icfai Business School Research Center, Chennai. She is an active contributor of articles to various management journals and business magazines. Her areas of interest are HR, Marketing and Consumer Behavior.