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The Happiness equation: meditations on happiness and success (Russian version)

Author: Kets de Vries, Manfred F. R. INSEAD Area: Entrepreneurship and Family EnterprisePublisher: Alpina Business Books, 2004.Edition: Translated ed.Language: RussianDescription: 142 p. : Ill./Photos ; 21 cm.ISBN: 5961400395 ; 5-9614-039-5Type of document: INSEAD BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical referencesAbstract: This book adresses the question what makes for happiness. An attempt is made to deconstruct this evlusive concept. It is suggested that essential aspects of happiness are someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. In this essay, each of these three dimensions is reviewed. The need to achieve balance in life is explored. The dichotomy between outward success and inner success is looked at.The importance of play in people's lives is examined. The role of stress-another importnat topic in th ehappiness equation is investigated. It is argued that in the search for happiness, humankind's exploratory needs have to be taken into consideration ; people have to strive for authenticity ; and an effort nedds to be made to know oneself.
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INSEAD Book Europe Campus
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Print HD6951 .K47 2004
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001194632
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Includes bibliographical references

This book adresses the question what makes for happiness. An attempt is made to deconstruct this evlusive concept. It is suggested that essential aspects of happiness are someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. In this essay, each of these three dimensions is reviewed. The need to achieve balance in life is explored. The dichotomy between outward success and inner success is looked at.The importance of play in people's lives is examined. The role of stress-another importnat topic in th ehappiness equation is investigated. It is argued that in the search for happiness, humankind's exploratory needs have to be taken into consideration ; people have to strive for authenticity ; and an effort nedds to be made to know oneself.

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