Paper Details: An Evaluation On The Factors Influencing Happiness At Working Environment In UAE Government Entities: A Literature Review
Volume 3 - Issue 8, August 2019 Edition
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Essa Yousuf Al Suwaidi
Happiness, Working Environment, Employee, Government Entities, UAE
Work environment plays a very vital role in the employee performance in any organization around the world. Conducive work environment motivates employees to work hard to achieve their stated goals and objectives. Providing enabling working environment by UAE government to its employees tremendously affects their performance, it helps in managing employees’ work-life balance. Therefore, this paper reviews the related literature based on the factors that influence the happiness at working environment in UAE government entities. This review figures out those factors and explained them in detail on how they influence happiness at working environment in UAE government entities.
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