Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
Although the realm of political theory has often focused on what makes an individual happy, there is a lack of analysis on what factors within a career environment best serve to increase an individual’s satisfaction. By comparing indicators such as the region a workplace is located in, the ability of an individual to pursue career goals and the amount of autonomy an employee is allowed, a better understanding can be made on what conditions are optimal for satisfaction in the workplace. After these factors are compared, the findings are then analyzed under the lens of respected political thinkers in order to gain a greater context within political theory.
Sherretts, Jacob Shay, "The Politics of Happiness in the Workplace" (2014). Political Science. 19.