عنوان مقاله [English]
Despite the growth of labor organizations, little empirical research on the effects of fun at work has been done. In addition, measuring fun at work has not been done extensively. The direct relation of employee happiness to the productivity of organizations has encouraged organizations to achieve greater efficiency by training their employees to have fun at work. In this study, we have attempted to provide a definition of joy and happiness and to enumerate their benefits for organizations and managers in order to encourage them to create a happy environment for their staff. The statistical population includes the academic staff members of Tabriz Islamic Azad University, 120 of who were selected as research sample through the use of Cochran’s formula. Structural equation modeling has been used for data analysis. The results showed that fun at work has a positive impact on the productivity (job performance)of the individuals.
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