Jane Dutton and Amy Wrzesniewski’s research cited in Harvard Business Review article on dissatisfaction at work

September 1, 2017

Jane Dutton and Amy Wrzesniewski’s research was cited in the Harvard Business Review’s “What to do when your heart isn’t in your work anymore.”

The article described various reasons for dissatisfaction in the workplace such as changes in one’s job responsibilities or changes in personal outlook and goals. Wrzesniewski’s work on purpose and performance along with her job crafting research with Dutton are used to offer readers strategies to achieve balance and happiness in the workplace.

Dutton is co-founder for the Center for Positive Organizations and Robert L. Kahn Distinguished University Emerita Professor of Business Administration and Psychology. She researches the power of positive relationships at work, job crafting, and positive identities.

Wrzesniewski is professor of Organizational Behavior at Yale University and a member of the Advisory Board for the Center for Positive Organizations. Her research focuses on purpose in the workplace.