Jim Harter, Ph.D., is Chief Scientist, Workplace Management and Wellbeing, for Gallup’s workplace management practice. His research has been reported in several business bestsellers and in academic articles, book chapters, and publications such as USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller 12: The Elements of Great Managing, an exploration of the 12 crucial ingredients for creating and harnessing employee engagement. Harter’s latest book, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements, is based on a global study of what differentiates people who are thriving from those who are not.
In this talk, he talks about the critical elements of wellness and happiness.