Tag Archives: Happiness

World Happiness Report 2018

This year Finland takes the top spot as the happiest country as measured by surveys undertaken by Gallup International from 2015-2017. Rounding out the rest of the top ten in order of overall happiness are Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, and Australia. The U.S. ranked 18th. The least happy countries are …
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World Happiness Report 2017

The happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe and they include Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. The least happy countries are Tanzania, Burundi and Central African Republic. Spain ranks 34th, according to the findings of the World Happiness Report 2017, commissioned for the recent United Nations Conference on Happiness (mandated by the UN General Assembly). The …
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World Happiness Report 2016 Update

The World Happiness Report 2016 (Vol I), first published in 2012, is an update of the 2015 edition and ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels. This year, for the first time, the World Happiness Report gives a special role to the measurement and consequences of inequality in the distribution of well-being among countries and …
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The Happiest Places on Earth

The happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe and they include Switzerland, Iceland and Denmark. The least happy countries are Togo, Burundi and Siria. Spain ranks 36th, according to the findings of the World Happiness Report. The report, produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), looked at such factors as healthy life expectancy, the …
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Happiness and virtue ethics in business : the ultimate value proposition by Alejo José G. Sison.

Overview: Research on happiness has steadily increased over the last decade, with different streams of inquiry converging into what has come to be known as ‘modern happiness studies’ (MHS). In this book, Alejo José G. Sison draws on the latest research in economics and psychology as well as Aristotelian virtue ethics to show why happiness …
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World’s Happiest OECD Countries

Australia retains its place as the world’s happiest industrialised nation for the third year running, according to the OECD’s latest Better Life Index, followed by Sweden and Canada in second and third place. Spain ranks in 20th place. All three top countries had a considerable gap between the rich and the poor, however, with the top 20 percent of …
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How will you measure your life? by Clayton M. Christensen. (Hammersmith, London : HarperCollins Publisher, 2012)

Overview In 2010 world-renowned innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen gave a powerful speech to the Harvard Business School’s graduating class. Drawing upon his business research, he offered a series of guidelines for finding meaning and happiness in life. He used examples from his own experiences to explain how high achievers can all too often fall …
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The Happiest Places on Earth

The happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe and they include Denmark, Norway, Finland and the Netherlands. The least happy countries are Togo, Benin, Central African Republic and Sierra Leone. Spain ranks 22nd, according to the findings of the first ever World Happiness Report, commissioned for the recent United Nations Conference on Happiness (mandated …
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The 2009 Legatum Prosperity Index Table Rankings

Finland is the world’s most prosperous country in financial terms and in terms of the quality of its democratic and bureaucratic institutions, according to the Legatum Prosperity Index. Finland is followed by Switzerland and Sweden in second and third place, respectively while Spain was ranked 19th. The annual ranking developed by the Legatum Institute, a …
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The World's Happiest Cities

Rio de Janeiro tops the list of the world’s happiest cities by Forbes. Famous for its annual Carnival festival, the second-largest metropolis in South America finished first among 50 cities in a recent survey conducted by policy advisor Simon Anholt and market research specialists at GfK Custom Research North America. The research was compiled through …
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