A Review of the Empirical Literature on Meaningful Work

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Catherine Bailey of King’s College London, Ruth Yeoman of the University of Oxford, Adrian Madden of the University of Greenwich, Marc Thompson of the University of Oxford, and Gary Kerridge of the University of Warwick. They recently published an article in the Human Resource and Development Review entitled “A Review of the Empirical Literature … Continue reading A Review of the Empirical Literature on Meaningful Work

A Good Living Versus A Good Life

How can HRD help ensure a meaningful and purposeful life for employees in the workplace? Neal Chalofsky and Liz Cavallaro, both of George Washington University explored this question in their study, "A Good Living Versus A Good Life: Meaning, Purpose and HRD," forthcoming in Advances in Developing Human Resources and now available in the journal's … Continue reading A Good Living Versus A Good Life

A Passion for Work: Part 4 of 5

Part Four: How Meaningful Is Your Work? In the Ken Blanchard definition of work passion that we highlighted in Part One, "meaningful work" is the first of the eight factors responsible for driving passion. Today we bring you a Group & Organization Management article that presents a scale for measuring meaningful work, also explaining its … Continue reading A Passion for Work: Part 4 of 5