Closing Plenary — The Importance of Happiness in the Workplace

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Tuesday, June 13, 3:30–4:45 PM
Featured Speaker: Raj Raghunathan, University of Texas—Austin

In this talk, Raj Raghunathan will share the latest scientific findings on the importance of well-being in the workplace, and what managers and organizations can do to enhance employee well-being. Raj writes about happiness, creativity, and leadership on his popular Psychology Today blog, Sapient Nature. His six-week long Coursera course on happiness, "A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment," currently has over 170,000 registered students from 196 countries, and was voted the Top MOOC of 2015 and one of the Top 50 MOOCs of all time. Raj’s book, If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?, was published in released in 2016.

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