Happiness at Work: Basic Needs
Dr. Raj Raghunathan
Happiness always seems to be something we consider that happens outside of work. But what if happiness was actually the key to success at work? Renowned author, professor, and public speaker Dr. Raj Raghunathan shows you that happiness can help us improve all areas of our lives–especially in the workplace. This course covers Raj’s BAMBA model in depth, as well as exploring easy “happiness activities”, understanding how to boost team happiness and satisfaction, and a greater understanding of the basic human needs that make us who we are as people.
TOTAL COURSE RUNTIME: 28 MINUTES
- The Secret to Happiness – 09:12
- Boosting Your Happiness at Work – 02:48
- The Three Basic Needs – 06:24
- Cultivating Happiness on Your Team – 09:57
About Dr. Rajogopal Raghunathan
Dr. Rajogopal Raghunathan is an award-winning professor and author of several books, including If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? His work has been cited in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Houston Chronicle, among others, and he’s been published in esteemed academic journals such as the Journal of Consumer Research and the Journal of Marketing.
His breakthrough theories around human decision making and how it relates to happiness combine elements of behavioral psychology, decision theory, and marketing to try and understand the inner workings of consumer behavior. Dr. Raj is currently a professor of marketing at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
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