Advertisement

Commercial Life: The Private Sector’s Contribution to Wellbeing

  • Aziz Mulay-ShahEmail author
  • Louise Lambert
  • Yara Younis
  • Bronwyn P. Wood
Chapter

Abstract

The global attention paid to wellbeing and happiness shows no signs of abating. From Bhutan, the first country to establish wellbeing indicators as a benchmark for social progress, to the announcement of a Minister of Happiness and Wellbeing in the United Arab Emirates in 2016, the move towards establishing policies, practices, and programs to support that which makes life worthwhile and contributes to the development of stronger, more vibrant nations is becoming accepted policy practice. The World Happiness Report has been a contributor to this development by highlighting the need for, and possibility of measuring wellbeing at a national level by GDP, life expectancy, social support, generosity, freedom and perceptions of corruption. While chosen for their impact on wellbeing, we highlight a missing facet; that is, Commercial Life and its related social interactions, emotional experiences and long-term psychosocial outcomes, and propose that it be included as a measure of a nation’s wellbeing. Thus, we highlight the importance of the consumer experience, employee wellbeing, and product/service innovation possibilities that can contribute to greater social, environmental, and individual wellbeing and draw upon various theories in positive psychology to inform our approach.

References

  1. Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2012). Happiness runs in a circular motion: Evidence for a positive feedback loop between prosocial spending and happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies, 13, 347–355.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Alba, J. W., & Williams, E. F. (2013). Pleasure principles: A review of research on hedonic consumption. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 23(1), 2–18.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Albanesi, C., Cicognani, E., & Zani, B. (2007). Sense of community, civic engagement and social well-being in Italian adolescents. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 17(5), 387–406.Google Scholar
  4. Anderson, L., Ostrom, A. L., Corus, C., Fisk, R. P., Gallan, A. S., Giraldo, M., & Shirahada, K. (2013). Transformative service research: An agenda for the future. Journal of Business Research, 66(8), 1203–1210.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Avey, J., Wernsing, T. S., & Luthans, F. (2008). Can positive employees help positive organizational change? Impact of psychological capital and emotions on relevant attitudes and behaviors. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 44(1), 48–70.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Backstrom, K. (2006). Understanding recreational shopping: A new approach. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 16(2), 143–158.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Baker, C. L., Flores, N. M., Zou, K. H., Bruno, M., & Harrison, V. J. (2017). Benefits of quitting smoking on work productivity and activity impairment in the United States, the European Union and China. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 71(1), e12900.PubMedCentralCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Barr, S., Shaw, G., & Coles, T. (2011). Times for (un)sustainability? Challenges and opportunities for developing behaviour change policy. A case-study of consumers at home and away. Global Environmental Change, 21, 1234–1244.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Barsade, S. (2002). The ripple effect: Emotional contagion and its influence on group behavior. Administrative Science Quarterly, 47, 644–675.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Barton, J., & Pretty, J. (2010). What is the best dose of nature and green exercise for improving mental health. Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 3947–3955.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  11. Bastos, W. (2012). Can purchases make us happier? Perhaps, if we tell others about them. University of Arizona, Published Doctoral dissertation. Retrieved from https://repository.arizona.edu/handle/10150/297047.
  12. Bauer, M. A., Wilkie, J. E., Kim, J. K., & Bodenhausen, G. V. (2012). Cueing consumerism: Situational materialism undermines personal and social wellbeing. Psychological Science, 23, 517–523.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  13. Beatley, T. (2016). Handbook of biophilic city planning and design. Washington, D.C: Island Press.Google Scholar
  14. Berman, E. M., West, J. P., & Richter, M. N. (2002). Workplace relations: Friendship patterns and consequences (according to managers). Public Administration Review, 2, 217–230.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Bianchi, C., Andrews, L., Wiese, M., & Fazal-E-Hasan, S. (2017). Consumer intentions to engage in s-commerce: A cross-national study. Journal of Marketing Management, 33(5–6), 464–494.Google Scholar
  16. Biddle, S. J. H., Mutrie, N., & Gorely, T. (2015). Psychology of physical activity: Determinants, wellbeing and interventions (3rd ed.). London, England: Routledge.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Biscaia, R., Correia, A., Rosado, A., Marôco, J., & Ross, S. (2012). The effects of emotions on football spectator’s satisfaction and behavioural intentions. European Sport Management Quarterly, 12, 227–242.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Boehm, J. K., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2008). Does happiness lead to career success? Journal of Career Assessment, 16, 101–116.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Botella, C., Riva, G., Gaggioli, A., Wiederhold, B. K., Alcaniz, M., & Baños, R. M. (2012). The present and future of positive technologies. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15(2), 78–84.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Boubekri, M., Cheung, I. N., Reid, K. J., Wang, C.-H., & Zee, P. C. (2014). Impact of windows and daylight exposure on overall health and sleep quality of office workers: A case-control pilot study. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(6), 603–611.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  21. Brengman, M., Willems, K., & Joye, Y. (2012). The impact of in-store greenery on customers. Psychology and Marketing, 29(11), 807–821.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Brough, A. R., Wilkie, J. E. B., Ma, J., Isaac, M. S., & Gal, D. (2016). Is eco-friendly unmanly? The green-feminine stereotype and its effect on sustainable consumption. Journal of Consumer Research, 43(4), 567–582.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Brown, H. S., & Vergragt, P. J. (2016). From consumerism to wellbeing: Toward a cultural transition? Journal of Cleaner Production, 132, 308–317.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. Brown, D. K., Barton, J. L., & Gladwell, V. F. (2013). Viewing nature scenes positively affects recovery of autonomic function following acute-mental stress. Environmental Science and Technology, 47, 5562–5569.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  25. Brown, K. W., Kasser, T., Ryan, R. M., & Konow, J. (2016). Materialism, spending, and affect: An event-sampling study of marketplace behavior and its affective costs. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17(6), 2277–2292.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Browning, W. D., Ryan, C. O., & Clancy, J. O. (2014). 14 patterns of biophilic design. New York, NY: Terrapin Bright Green, LLC. Retrieved from https://www.terrapinbrightgreen.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/14-Patterns-of-Biophilic-Design-Terrapin-2014p.pdf.
  27. Bruni, L. (2010). The happiness of sociality. Economics and eudaimonia: A necessary encounter. Rationality and Society, 22(4), 383–406.Google Scholar
  28. Burroughs, J. E., & Rindfleish, A. (2011). What welfare? On the definition and domain of transformative consumer research and the foundational role of materialism. In D. G. Mick, S. Pettigrew, C. Pechmann, & J. L. Ozanne (Eds.), Transformative consumer research for personal and collective wellbeing (pp. 245–262). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.Google Scholar
  29. Calvo, R. A., & Peters, D. (2014). Positive computing: Technology for wellbeing and human potential. Cambridge, UK: MIT Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Cantor, D. E., Morrow, P. C., & Montabon, F. (2012). Engagement in environmental behaviours among supply chain management employees: An organizational support theoretical perspective. The Journal of Supply Chain Management, 48(3), 33–51.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Capaldi, C. A., Passmore, H.-A., Nisbet, E. K., Zelenski, J. M., & Dopko, R. L. (2015). Flourishing in nature: A review of the benefits of connecting with nature and its application as a wellbeing intervention. International Journal of Wellbeing, 5(4), 1–16.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Caprariello, P. A., & Reis, H. T. (2013). To do, to have, or to share? Valuing experiences over material possessions depends on the involvement of others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104(2), 199–215.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Carnevale, P. J. (2008). Positive effect and decision frame in negotiation. Group Decision and Negotiation, 17, 51–63.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. Carter, T. J., & Gilovich, T. (2010). The relative relativity of material and experiential purchases. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 146–159.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Carter, T. J., & Gilovich, T. (2012). I am what I do, not what I have: The differential centrality of experiential and material purchases to the self. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 1304–1317.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. Casais, M., Mugge, R., & Desmet, P. M. A. (2015). Extending product life by introducing symbolic meaning: An exploration of design strategies to support subjective wellbeing. In T. Cooper, N. Braithwaite, M. Moreno & G. Salvia (Eds.), Product lifetimes and the environment (PLATE) Conference Proceedings, Nottingham Trent University, CADBE (pp. 44–51).Google Scholar
  37. Casey, D., & Sieber, S. (2016). Employees, sustainability and motivation: Increasing employee engagement by addressing sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Research in Hospitality Management, 6(1), 69–76.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. Castro Solano, A., & Cosentino, A. C. (2016). The relationships between character strengths and life fulfillment in the view of lay-people in Argentina. Interdisciplinaria [online], 33(1), 65–80.Google Scholar
  39. Ceja, L., & Navarro, J. (2011). Dynamic patterns of flow in the workplace: Characterizing within-individual variability using a complexity science approach. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32, 627–651.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. Chan, C., & Mogilner, C. (2017). Experiential gifts are more socially connecting than material gifts. Journal of Consumer Research, 43(6), 913–931.Google Scholar
  41. Chancellor, J., Layous, K., Margolis, S., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2017). Clustering by wellbeing in workplace social networks: Homophily and social contagion. Emotion, 17(8), 1166–1180.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. Chancellor, J., Margolis, S. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2018). The propagation of everyday prosociality in the workplace. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 13, 271–283.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  43. Chi, N., Chung, Y., & Tsai, T. (2011). How do happy leaders enhance team success? The mediating roles of transformational leadership, group affective tone, and team processes. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 1421–1454.Google Scholar
  44. Chiaburu, D. S., & Harrison, D. A. (2008). Do peers make the place? Conceptual synthesis and meta-analysis of coworker effects on perceptions, attitudes, OCBs, and performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 1082–1103.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  45. Chitturi, R. (2009). Emotions by design: A consumer perspective. International Journal of Design, 3(2), 7–17.Google Scholar
  46. Chuang, S. C. (2007). Sadder but wiser or happier and smarter? A demonstration of judgment and decision-making. Journal of Psychology, 141, 63–76.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  47. Cohn, M. A., Fredrickson, B. L., Brown, S. L., Mikels, J. A., & Conway, A. M. (2009). Happiness unpacked: Positive emotions increase life satisfaction by building resilience. Emotion, 9(3), 361–368.PubMedPubMedCentralCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  48. Crede, M., Chernyshenko, O. S., Stark, S., Dalal, R. S., & Bashshur, M. (2007). Job satisfaction as mediator: An assessment of job satisfaction’s position within the nomological network. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 80, 515–538.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  49. Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2006). Introduction. In M. Csikszentmihalyi & I. S. Csikszentmihalyi (Eds.), A life worth living: Contributions to positive psychology (pp. 3–14). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  50. Dalal, R. S., Baysinger, M., Brummel, B. J., & Lebreton, J. M. (2012). The relative importance of employee engagement, other job attitudes, and trait affect as predictors of job performance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, E295–E325.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  51. De Neve, J.-E., Diener, E., Tay, L., & Xuereb, C. (2013). The objective benefits of subjective wellbeing. In J. Helliwell, R. Layard, & J. Sachs (Eds.), World Happiness Report 2013. New York, NY: UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.Google Scholar
  52. Delmas, M. A., & Pekovic, S. (2013). Environmental standards and labor productivity: Understanding the mechanisms that sustain sustainability. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 4, 230–252.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  53. Delmas, M. A., & Pekovic, S. (2018). Organizational configurations for sustainability and employee productivity: A qualitative comparative analysis approach. Business and Society, 57(1), 216–251.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  54. Desmet, P. M. A. (2012). Faces of product pleasure: 25 positive emotions in human–product interactions. International Journal of Design, 6(2), 1–29.Google Scholar
  55. Desmet, P. M. A., & Hassenzahl, M. (2012). Towards happiness: Possibility-driven design. In M. Zacarias, & J. V. de Oliveira (Eds.), Human-computer interaction: The agency perspective. Studies in Computational Intelligence (Vol. 396). Berlin, Gemany: Springer.Google Scholar
  56. Desmet, P. M. A., & Pohlmeyer, A. E. (2013). Positive design: An introduction to design for subjective wellbeing. International Journal of Design, 7(3), 5–19.Google Scholar
  57. Dickson-Swift, V., Fox, C., Marshall, K., Welch, N., & Willis, J. (2014). What really improves employee health and wellbeing: Findings from regional Australian workplaces. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 7(3), 138–155.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  58. Diego-Rosell, P., Tortora, R., & Bird, J. J. (2018). International determinants of subjective wellbeing: Living in a subjectively material world. Journal of Happiness Studies, 19(1), 123–143.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  59. Diffley, S., Kearns, J., Bennett, W., & Kawalek, P. (2011). Consumer behavior in social networking sites: Implications for marketers. Irish Journal of Management, 30(2), 47–65.Google Scholar
  60. Dillard, A. J., Schiavone, A., & Brown, S. L. (2008). Helping behavior and positive emotions: Implications for health and well-being. In S. J. Lopez (Ed.), Positive psychology: Exploring the best in people, Vol. 2. Capitalizing on emotional experiences (pp. 101–114). Westport, CT, US: Praeger Publishers/Greenwood Publishing Group.Google Scholar
  61. Disabato, D. J., Goodman, F. R., Kashdan, T. B., Short, J. L., & Jarden, A. (2016). Different types of wellbeing? A cross-cultural examination of hedonic and eudaimonic wellbeing. Psychological Assessment, 28(5), 471–482.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  62. Dittmar, H., Bond, R., Hurst, M., & Kasser, T. (2014). The relationship between materialism and personal wellbeing: A meta-analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107(5), 879–924.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  63. Donnelly, G., Iyer, R., & Howell, R. T. (2012). The big five personality traits, material values, and financial wellbeing of self-described money managers. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(6), 1129–1142.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  64. Duckworth, A. L., Kirby, T., Tsukayama, E., Berstein, H., & Ericsson, K. (2010). Deliberate practice spells success: Why grittier competitors triumph at the National Spelling Bee. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 174–181.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  65. Edelman. (2017). Earned brand study, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.edelman.com/earned-brand.
  66. Eisenberger, R., Jones, J. R., Stinglhamber, F., Shanock, L., & Randall, A. T. (2005). Flow experiences at work: For high need achievers alone? Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 755–775.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  67. Ekici, A., Sirgy, M. J., Lee, D.-J., Yu, G. B., & Bosnjak, M. (2018). The effects of shopping wellbeing and shopping ill-being on consumer life satisfaction. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 12(3), 533–553.Google Scholar
  68. Ekkekakis, P. (2015). Honey, I shrunk the pooled SMD! Guide to critical appraisal of systematic reviews and meta-analyses using the Cochrane review on exercise for depression as example. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 8, 21–36.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  69. Ekpu, V. U., & Brown, A. K. (2015). The economic impact of smoking and of reducing smoking prevalence: Review of evidence. Tobacco Use Insights, 8, 1–35.PubMedPubMedCentralCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  70. Elci, M., & Alpkan, L. (2009). The impact of perceived organizational ethical climate on work satisfaction. Journal of Business Ethics, 84, 297–311.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  71. Felsten, G. (2009). Where to take a study break on the college campus: An attention restoration theory perspective. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 160–167.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  72. Fliaster, A., & Schloderer, F. (2010). Dyadic ties among employees: Empirical analysis of creative performance and efficiency. Human Relations, 63, 1513–1540.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  73. Fokkinga, S., & Desmet, P. M. A. (2012). Darker shades of joy: The role of negative emotion in rich product experiences. Design Issues, 28(4), 42–56.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  74. Fredrickson, B. L. (2006). The broaden and build theory of positive emotions. In M. Csikszentmihalyi & I. S. Csikszentmihalyi (Eds.), A life worth living: Contributions to positive psychology (pp. 85–103). New York: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  75. Fredrickson, B. L., Mancuso, R. A., Branigan, C., & Tugade, M. M. (2000). The undoing effect of positive emotions. Motivation and Emotion, 24, 237–258.PubMedPubMedCentralCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  76. Fritz, M. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2018). Whither happiness? When, how, and why might positive activities undermine wellbeing. In J. P. Forgas & R. F. Baumeister (Eds.), The social psychology of living well (pp. 101–115). New York, NY: Psychology Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  77. Fullagar, C. J., & Kelloway, E. K. (2009). Flow at work: An experience sampling approach. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 82, 595–615.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  78. Gaggioli, A., Riva, G., Peters, D., & Calvo, R. A. (2017). Positive technology, computing, and design: Shaping a future in which technology promotes psychological wellbeing. In M. Jeon (Ed.), Emotions and affect in human factors and human–computer interaction (pp. 477–502). London, UK: Academic Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  79. Gallup. (2012). State of the American workplace. Retrieved from http://www.gallup.com/services/178514/state-american-workplace.aspx.
  80. Ganglmair-Wooliscroft, A., & Wooliscroft, B. (2017). Wellbeing and everyday ethical consumption. Journal of Happiness Studies.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-017-9944-0.
  81. Gebel, K., Pont, S., Ding, D., Bauman, A. E., Chau, J. Y., Berger, C., … for the CaMos Research Group. (2017). Patterns and predictors of sitting time over ten years in a large population-based Canadian sample: Findings from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos). Preventive Medicine Reports, 5, 289–294.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  82. Geenen, N. Y. R., Hohelüchter, M., Langholf, V., & Walther, E. (2014). The beneficial effects of prosocial spending on happiness: Work hard, make money, and spend it on others? The Journal of Positive Psychology, 9(3), 204–208.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  83. Gillet, N., Colombat, P., Michinov, E., Pronost, A., & Fouquereau, E. (2013). Procedural justice, supervisor autonomy support, work satisfaction, organizational identification and job performance: The mediating role of need satisfaction and perceived organizational support. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(11), 2560–2571.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  84. Goth, U., & Småland, E. (2014). Civic engagement and social capital in ship-preservation work in Norway: The scope, impact, and demographics of formal volunteering and publicly funded engagements. Nordic Journal of Social Research, 4. https://doi.org/10.7577/njsr.2071
  85. Grawitch, M., Munz, D., Elliott, E., & Mathis, A. (2003). Promoting creativity in temporary problem-solving groups: The effects of positive mood and autonomy in problem definition on idea-generating performance. Group Dynamics, 7, 200–213.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  86. Greening, D. W., & Turban, D. B. (2000). Corporate social performance as a competitive advantage in attracting a quality workforce. Business and Society, 39, 254–280.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  87. Guéguen, N., & Stefan, J. (2016). “Green altruism”: Short immersion in natural green environments and helping behavior. Environment and Behavior, 48(2), 324–342.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  88. Guéguen, N., Meineri, S., & Stefan, J. (2012). “Say it with flowers” … to female drivers: Hitchhikers holding flowers and driver behavior. North American Journal of Psychology, 14, 623.Google Scholar
  89. Gwozdz, W., Steensen Nielsen, K., & Müller, T. (2017). An environmental perspective on clothing consumption: Consumer segments and their behavioral patterns. Sustainability, 9, 762–789.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  90. Hajli, N. (2015). Social commerce constructs and consumer’s intention to buy. International Journal of Information Management, 35(2), 183–191.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  91. Harter, J. (2017, December 20). Dismal employee engagement is a sign of global mismanagement. Gallup. Retrieved from http://news.gallup.com/opinion/gallup/224012/dismal-employee-engagement-sign-global-mismanagement.aspx.
  92. Headey, B., Muffels, R., & Wooden, M. (2008). Money does not buy happiness: Or does it? A reassessment based on the combined effects of wealth, income and consumption. Social Indicators Research, 87, 65–82.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  93. Hefferon, K. M., & Ollis, S. (2006). “Just Clicks”: An interpretive phenomenological analysis of professional dancers’ experience of flow. Research in Dance Education, 7(2), 141–159.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  94. Helliwell, J. F., & Wang, S. (2012). The state of world happiness. In J. F. Helliwell, R. Layard, & J. Sachs (Eds.), World Happiness Report. New York, NY: The Earth Institute, Columbia University.Google Scholar
  95. Helliwell, J. F., Layard, R., & Sachs, J. D. (2012). World Happiness Report. Retrieved from http://unsdsn.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/WorldHappinessReport2013_online.pdf.
  96. Helliwell, J. F., Huang, H., & Wang, S. (2014). Social capital and wellbeing in time of crisis. Journal of Happiness Studies, 15, 145–162.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  97. Herrbach, O. (2006). A matter of feeling? The affective tone of organizational commitment and identification. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 27(5), 629–643.Google Scholar
  98. Heschong Mahone Group. (2003). Windows and offices: A study of office worker performance and the indoor environment. Fair Oaks, CA: CEC, California Energy Commission. Retrieved from http://h-m-g.com/projects/daylighting/summaries%20on%20daylighting.htm.
  99. Higgins, E. (2006). Value from hedonic experience and engagement. Psychological Review, 113, 439–460.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  100. Highhouse, S., Hoffman, J. R., Greve, E. M., & Collins, A. E. (2002). Persuasive impact of organziational value statements in a recruitment context. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 1737–1755.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  101. Holt-Lunstad, J., Robles, T. F., & Sbarra, D. A. (2017). Advancing social connection as a public health priority in the United States. American Psychologist, 72(6), 517–530.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  102. Hone, L. C., Jarden, A., Duncan, S., & Schofield, G. (2015). Flourishing in New Zealand workers: Associations with lifestyle behaviours, physical health, psychosocial, and work-related indicators. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 57(9), 973–983.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  103. Howell, R. T., Pchelin, P., & Iyer, R. (2012). The preference for experiences over possessions: Measurement and construct validation of the experiential buying tendency scale. Journal of Positive Psychology, 7, 57–71.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  104. Hurst, M., Dittmar, H., Bond, R., & Kasser, T. (2013). The relationship between materialistic values and environmental attitudes and behaviors: A meta-analysis. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 36, 257–269.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  105. Huta, V., & Ryan, R. M. (2010). Pursuing pleasure or virtue: The differential and overlapping wellbeing benefits of hedonic and eudaimonic motives. Journal of Happiness Studies, 11, 735–762.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  106. Ilies, R., Scott, B. A., & Judge, T. A. (2006). The interactive effects of personal traits and experienced states on intraindividual patterns of citizenship behavior. Academy of Management Journal, 49, 561–575.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  107. Ilies, R., Wagner, D., Wilson, K., Ceja, L., Johnson, M., DeRue, S., & Ilgen, D. (2017). Flow at work and basic psychological needs: Effects on well-being. Applied Psychology, 66(1), 3–24.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  108. Ivanova, D., Stadler, K., Steen-Olsen, K., Wood, R., Vita, G., Tukker, A., & Hertwich, E. G. (2016). Environmental impact assessment of household consumption. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 20(3), 526–536.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  109. Jahncke, H., Hygge, S., Halin, N., Green, A. M., & Dimberg, K. (2011). Open-plan office noise: Cognitive performance and restoration. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 31(4), 373–382.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  110. Jimenez, S., Pohlmeyer, A. E., Desmet, P. M. A., & Huzen, G. (2014). Learning from the positive: A structured approach to possibility-driven design. In J. Salamanca, P. Desmet, A. Burbano, G. Ludden, & J. Maya (Eds.), Proceedings of Colors of Care: The 9th International Conference on Design & Emotion (pp. 607–615).Google Scholar
  111. Jimenez, S., Pohlmeyer, A. E., & Desmet, P. M. A. (2015). Positive design reference guide. Delft: Delft University of Technology.Google Scholar
  112. Jin, B., & Sternquist, B. (2004). Shopping is truly a joy. The Service Industries Journal, 24(6), 1–18.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  113. Johnson, K. J., Waugh, C. E., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2010). Smile to see the forest: Facially expressed positive emotions broaden cognition. Cognition and Emotion, 24, 299–321.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  114. Jones, D. A., Willness, C. R., & Heller, K. W. (2016). Illuminating the signals job seekers receive from an employer’s community involvement and environmental sustainability practices: Insights into why most job seekers are attracted, others are indifferent, and a few are repelled. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1–16.Google Scholar
  115. Jordan, P. W. (2000). Designing pleasurable products. London, UK: Taylor & Francis.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  116. Joye, Y., & Bolderdijk, J.-W. (2014). An exploratory study into the effects of extraordinary nature on emotions, mood, and prosociality. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1577.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  117. Joye, Y., Willems, K., Brengmen, M., & Wolf, K. (2010). The effects of urban retail greenery on consumer experience. Urban Forestry & Urban Gardening, 9, 57–64.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  118. Kahneman, D., & Deaton, A. (2010). High income improves evaluation of life but not emotional wellbeing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(38), 16489–16493.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  119. Kaplan, S. (1995). The restorative benefits of nature: Toward an integrative framework. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 15(3), 169–182.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  120. Kasser, T. (2018). Materialism and living well. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of wellbeing. Salt Lake City, UT: DEF Publishers.Google Scholar
  121. Kasser, T., & Sheldon, K. M. (2002). What makes for a merry Christmas? Journal of Happiness Studies, 3, 313–329.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  122. Kasser, T., Rosenblum, K. L., Sameroff, A. J., Deci, E. L., Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M., ... Hawks, S. (2014). Changes in materialism, changes in psychological wellbeing: Evidence from three longitudinal studies and an intervention experiment. Motivation and Emotion, 38(1), 1–22.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  123. Keinan, A., & Kivetz, R. (2011). Productivity orientation and the consumption of collectable experiences. Journal of Consumer Research, 37, 935–950.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  124. Kellert, S. R. & Calabrese, E. F. (2015). The practice of biophilic design. Retrieved from http://www.biophilic-design.com/.
  125. Kellert, S. R., & Wilson, E. O. (1993). The biophilia hypothesis. Washington, DC: Island Press.Google Scholar
  126. Kim, S., & Rucker, D. D. (2012). Bracing for the psychological storm: Proactive versus reactive compensatory consumption. Journal of Consumption Research, 39, 815–830.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  127. Kim, Y. K., Kang, J., & Kim, M. (2005). The relationships among family and social interaction, loneliness, mall shopping motivation, and mall spending of older consumers. Psychology & Marketing, 22, 995–1015.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  128. Kim, J., Kim, Y., & Kim, D. (2017). Improving wellbeing through hedonic, eudaimonic, and social needs fulfillment in sport media consumption. Sport Management Review, 20(3), 309–321.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  129. Klarner, P., By, R. T., & Diefenbach, T. (2011). Employee emotions during organizational change—Towards a new research agenda. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 27(3), 332–340.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  130. Knight, A. P., & Eisenkraft, N. (2015). Positive is usually good, negative is not always bad: The effects of group affect on social integration and task performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(4), 1214–1227.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  131. Knobloch, U., Robertson, K., & Aitken, R. (2017). Experience, emotion, and eudaimonia: A consideration of tourist experiences and wellbeing. Journal of Travel Research, 56(5), 651–662.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  132. Koo, Y. (2016). The role of designers in integrating societal value in the product and service development processes. International Journal of Design, 10(2), 49–65.Google Scholar
  133. Krekel, C., Ward, G., & De Neve, J.-E. (2019). Employee well-being, productivity, and firm performance: Evidence and case studies. In Global Happiness and Wellbeing Policy Report 2019 (Chapter 5, pp. 73-94). Dubai, UAE: Global Council for Happiness and Wellbeing. Retrieved from https://s3.amazonaws.com/ghwbpr-2019/UAE/GHWPR19.pdf
  134. Kumar, A., & Gilovich, T. (2015). Some “thing” to talk about? Differential story utility from experiential and material purchases. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1320–1331.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  135. Kumar, A., Mann, T. C., & Gilovich, T. (2014). Questioning the “I” in experience: Experiential purchases foster social connection. NA—Advances in Consumer Research, 42, 101–105.Google Scholar
  136. Lambert, L., D’Cruz, A., Schlatter, M., & Barron, F. (2016). Using physical activity to tackle depression: The neglected positive psychology intervention. Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology, 2(1), 42–60.Google Scholar
  137. LaTour, K. A., & LaTour, M. S. (2010). Bridging aficionados’ perceptual and conceptual knowledge to enhance how they learn from experience. Journal of Consumer Research, 37, 688–697.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  138. Lee, L., Frederick, S., & Ariely, D. (2006). Try it, you’ll like it: The influence of expectation, consumption, and revelation on preferences for beer. Psychological Science, 17, 1054–1058.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  139. Leenders, M. A., Smidts, A., & El Haji, A. (2016). Ambient scent as a mood inducer in supermarkets: The role of scent intensity and time-pressure of shoppers. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2016.05.007.
  140. Lerman, D., & Kachersky, L. (2012). V-Positive report. New York, NY: The Center for Positive Marketing at Fordham University.Google Scholar
  141. Lerman, D., & Shefrin, H. (2015). Positive marketing: Introduction to the special section. Journal of Business Research, 68(12), 2443–2445.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  142. Lindqvist, E., & Vestman, R. (2011). The labor market returns to cognitive and noncognitive ability: Evidence from the Swedish enlistment. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3(1), 101–128.Google Scholar
  143. Lorentzon, B. (2015). Pactaguideline. 6 månader med 6 timmar. Följeforskning om försök med reducerad arbetstid [Six months with six hours. Ongoing evaluation of reduced work hours]. Gothenburg: Pacta Guideline.Google Scholar
  144. Lount, J. R. B. (2010). The impact of positive mood on trust in interpersonal and intergroup interactions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 420–433.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  145. Lyubomirsky, S. (2011). Hedonic adaptation to positive and negative experiences. In S. Folkman (Ed.), Oxford handbook of stress, health, and coping (pp. 200–224). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  146. McMahan, E. A. (2018). Happiness comes naturally: Engagement with nature as a route to positive subjective wellbeing. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of wellbeing. Salt Lake City, UT: DEF Publishers.Google Scholar
  147. McMahan, E. A., & Estes, D. (2015). The effect of contact with natural environments on positive and negative affect: A meta-analysis. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 10(6), 507–519.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  148. Mick, D. G. (2006). Presidential address: Meaning and mattering through transformative consumer research. NA—Advances in Consumer Research, 33, 1–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  149. Mick, D. G., Pettigrew, S., Pechmann, C., & Ozanne, J. L. (2011). Origins, qualities, and envisionments of transformative consumer research. In D. G. Mick, S. Pettigrew, C. Pechmann, & J. L. Ozanne (Eds.), Transformative consumer research for personal and collective wellbeing (pp. 1–23). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.Google Scholar
  150. Mignonac, K., & Herrbach, O. (2004). Linking work events, affective states, and attitudes: An empirical study of managers’ emotions. Journal of Business and Psychology, 19(2), 221–240.Google Scholar
  151. Money, K., Hillenbrand, C., & Camara, N. D. (2009). Putting positive psychology to work in organizations. Journal of General Management, 34(3), 21–36.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  152. Morandin, G., Bagozzi, R. P., & Bergami, M. (2013). Brand community membership and the construction of meaning. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 29, 173–183.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  153. Morrison, P. S., & Beer, B. (2017). Consumption and environmental awareness. Demographics of the European experience. In H. Shibusawa, K. Sakurai, R. Mizunoya, & S. Ushida (Eds.), Socioeconomic environmental policies and evaluations in regional science: Essays in Honor of Yoshhiro Higano (pp. 81–102). Singapore: Springer Monograph Series.Google Scholar
  154. Morrison, M., Gan, S., Dubelaar, C., & Oppewal, H. (2011). In-store music and aroma influences on shopper behavior and satisfaction. Journal of Business Research, 64(6), 558–564.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  155. Mower, J. M., Kim, M., & Childs, M. L. (2012). Exterior atmospherics and consumer behavior: Influence of landscaping and window display. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 16(4), 442–453.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  156. Mugge, R., Schoormans, J. P. L., & Schifferstein, H. N. J. (2005). Design strategies to postpone consumer’ product replacement: The value of a strong person-product relationship. The Design Journal, 8(2), 38–48.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  157. Nasr, L., Burton, J., Gruber, T., & Kitshoff, J. (2014). Exploring the impact of customer feedback on the wellbeing of service entities—A TSR perspective. Journal of Service Management, 25(4), 531–555.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  158. Nepomuceno, M. V., & Laroche, M. (2015). The impact of materialism and anti-consumption lifestyles on personal debt and account balances. Journal of Business Research, 68, 654–664.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  159. Newman, G. E., Diesendruck, G., & Bloom, P. (2011). Celebrity contagion and the value of objects. Journal of Consumer Research, 38, 215–228.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  160. Nicolao, L., Irwin, J. R., & Goodman, J. K. (2009). Happiness for sale: Do experiential purchases make consumers happier than material purchases? Journal of Consumer Research, 36, 188–198.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  161. Niemiec, R. M. (2013). VIA character strengths: Research and practice (the first 10 years). In H. H. Knoop & A. Delle Fave (Eds.), Cross-cultural advancements in positive psychology: Vol. 3. Wellbeing and cultures: Perspectives from positive psychology (pp. 11–29). New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media.Google Scholar
  162. Norman, D. A. (2004). Emotional design. New York, NY: Perseus.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  163. Ong, M. K., & Glantz, S. A. (2004). Cardiovascular health and economic effects of smoke-free workplaces. The American Journal of Medicine, 117(1), 32–38.Google Scholar
  164. Owen, N., Healy, G. N., Matthews, C. E., & Dunstan, D. W. (2010). Too much sitting: The population-health science of sedentary behavior. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 38(3), 105–113.PubMedPubMedCentralCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  165. Pancer, E., & Handelman, J. (2012). The evolution of consumer wellbeing. Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, 4(1), 177–189.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  166. Parboteeah, D. V., Valacich, J. S., & Wells, J. D. (2009). The influence of website characteristics on a consumer’s urge to buy impulsively. Information Systems Research, 20(1), 60–78.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  167. Pavliscak, P. (2015, March 12). A positive design manifesto. Retrieved from https://soundingbox.com/a-positive-design-manifesto.
  168. Pedragosa, V., Biscaia, R., & Correia, A. (2015). The role of emotions on consumers’ satisfaction within the fitness context. Motriz: Revista de Educação Física, 21(2), 116–124.Google Scholar
  169. Pencavel, J. (2014). The productivity of working hours. IZA Discussion Paper No. 8129. Bonn, Germany: IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor). Retrieved from ftp.iza.org/dp8129.pdf.
  170. Penz, E., Hofmann, E., & Hartl, B. (2017). Fostering sustainable travel behavior: Role of sustainability labels and goal-directed behavior regarding touristic services. Sustainability, 9(6), 1056–1073.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  171. Percival Carter, E., & Williams, L. (2014). Prolonging the search for meaning: How hedonic versus eudaemonic consumption experiences shape preference for variety. NA—Advances in Consumer Research, 42, 70–75.Google Scholar
  172. Petermans, A., Janssens, W., & Van Cleempoel, K. (2013). A holistic framework for conceptualizing customer experiences in retail environments. International Journal of Design, 7(2), 1–18.Google Scholar
  173. Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2004). Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  174. Peterson, C., Stephens, J. P., Park, N., Lee, F., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2010). Strengths of character and work. In P. A. Linley, S. Harrington, & N. Garcea (Eds.), Oxford handbook of positive psychology at work (pp. 221–231). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  175. Pierceall, E. A., & Keim, M. C. (2007). Stress and coping strategies among community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 31, 703–712.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  176. Pinto Pereira, S. M., Geoffroy, M., & Power, C. (2014). Depressive symptoms and physical activity during 3 decades in adult life: Bidirectional associations in a prospective cohort study. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(12), 1373–1380.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  177. Pohlmeyer, A. E. (2012). Design for happiness. Interfaces, 92, 8–11.Google Scholar
  178. Powdthavee, N. (2008). Putting a price tag on friends, relatives, and neighbours: Using surveys of life satisfaction to value social relationships. The Journal of Socio-Economics, 37(4), 1459–1480.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  179. Pratt, M. G., Pradies, C., & Lepisto, D. A. (2013). Doing well, doing good, and doing with: Organizational practices for effectively cultivating meaningful work. In B. J. Dik, Z. S. Byrne, & M. F. Steger (Eds.), Purpose and meaning in the workplace (pp. 173–196). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  180. Pressman, S. D., & Cohen, S. (2012). Positive emotion word use and longevity in famous deceased psychologists. Health Psychology, 31, 297–305.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  181. Pressman, S. D., Kraft, T. L., & Cross, M. P. (2015). It’s good to do good and receive good: The impact of a ‘pay it forward’ style kindness intervention on giver and receiver wellbeing. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 10(4), 293–302.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  182. Rassega, V., Troisi, O., Torre, C., Cucino, V., Santoro, A., & Prudente, N. (2015). Social networks and the buying behavior of the consumer. Journal of Global Economics, 3(4), 163–169.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  183. Richins, M. L. (2013). When wanting is better than having: Materialism, transformation expectations, and product evoked emotions in the purchase process. Journal of Consumer Research, 40, 1–18.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  184. Romero, E., & Pescosolido, A. (2008). Humor and group effectiveness. Human Relations, 61(3), 395–418.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  185. Rosenbaum, M. S., & Massiah, C. (2011). An expanded servicescape perspective. Journal of Service Management, 22(4), 471–490.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  186. Rosenbaum, M. S., Otalora, M. L., & Ramirez, G. C. (2016). The restorative potential of shopping malls. Journal of Retail and Consumer Services, 31, 157–165.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  187. Rosenbaum, M. S., Ramírez, G. C., & Camino, J. R. (2018). A dose of nature and shopping: The restorative potential of biophilic lifestyle center designs. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 40, 66–73.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  188. Rosso, B. D., Dekas, K. H., & Wrzesniewski, A. (2010). On the meaning of work: A theoretical integration and review. Research in Organizational Behavior, 30, 91–127.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  189. Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2000). Self-determination theory and the facilitation of intrinsic motivation, social development, and wellbeing. American Psychologist, 55(1), 68–78.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  190. Ryan, R. M., Huta, V., & Deci, E. L. (2008). Living well: A self-determination theory perspective on eudaimonia. Journal of Happiness Studies, 9(1), 139–170.Google Scholar
  191. Sääksjärvi, M., & Hellén, K. (2013). How designers and marketers can work together to support consumers’ happiness. International Journal of Design, 7(3), 33–44.Google Scholar
  192. Sachs, J. D. (2019). Introduction to the 2019 global happiness and wellbeing policy report. In Global Happiness and Wellbeing Policy Report 2019 (Chapter 1, pp. 3–8). Dubai, UAE: Global Council for Happiness and Wellbeing. Retrieved from https://s3.amazonaws.com/ghwbpr-2019/UAE/GHWPR19.pdf
  193. Schmitz, T. W., De Rosa, E., & Anderson, A. K. (2009). Opposing influences of affective state valence on visual cortical encoding. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(22), 7199–7207.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  194. Schreier, H. M. C., Schonert-Reichl, K. A., & Chen, E. (2013). Effect of volunteering on risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adolescents. JAMA Pediatrics, 167(4), 327.Google Scholar
  195. Seligman, M. E. P., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2000). Positive psychology: An introduction. American Psychologist, 55(1), 5–14.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  196. Seligman, M. E. P., Parks, A., & Steen, T. (2005). A balanced psychology and a full life. In F. Huppert, B. Keverne, & N. Baylis (Eds.), The science of wellbeing (pp. 275–283). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  197. Shin, J., Choi, H. W., Suh, E. M., & Koo, J. (2013). Do happy teenagers become good citizens? Positive affect builds prosocial perspectives and behavior. Korean Journal of Social and Personality Psychology, 27, 1–21.Google Scholar
  198. Simões, F. D. (2016). Consumer behavior and sustainable development in China: The role of behavioral sciences in environmental policymaking. Sustainability, 8(9), 897–915.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  199. Singhapakdi, A., Lee, D.-J., Sirgy, M. J., & Senasu, K. (2015). The impact of incongruity between an organization’s CSR orientation and its employees’ CSR orientation on employees’ quality of work life. Journal of Business Research, 68(1), 60–66.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  200. Sirgy, M. J., & Lee, D. J. (2008). Wellbeing marketing: An ethical business philosophy for consumer goods firms. Journal of Business Ethics, 77(4), 377–403.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  201. Sirgy, M. J., Lee, D. J., & Rahtz, D. (2007). Research on consumer wellbeing (CWB): Overview of the field and introduction to the special issue. Journal of Macromarketing, 27(4), 341–349.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  202. Sirgy, M. J., Lee, D. J., Yu, G. B., Gurel-Atay, E., Tidwell, J., & Ekici, A. (2016). Self-expressiveness in shopping. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 30(3), 292–299.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  203. Sirgy, M. J., Gurel-Atay, E., Webb, D., Cicic, M., Husic-Mehmedovic, M., Ekici, A., … Johar, J. (2013). Is materialism all that bad? Effects on satisfaction with material life, life satisfaction, and economic motivation. Social Indicators Research, 110(1), 349–366.Google Scholar
  204. Söderlund, J., & Newman, P. (2015). Biophilic architecture: A review of the rationale and outcomes. AIMS Environmental Science, 2(4), 950–969.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  205. Sohn, M., & Nam, T.-J. (2015). Understanding the attributes of product intervention for the promotion of pro-environmental behavior: A framework and its effect on immediate user reactions. International Journal of Design, 9(2), 55–77.Google Scholar
  206. SproutSocial. (2018). Championing change in the age of social media. Retrieved from https://sproutsocial.com/insights/data/championing-change-in-the-age-of-social-media/#Key-Findings.
  207. Steger, M. F., & Dik, B. J. (2010). Work as meaning: Individual and organizational benefits of engaging in meaningful work. In P. A. Linley, S. Harrington, & N. Garcea (Eds.), Oxford handbook of positive psychology and work (pp. 131–142). New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  208. Steger, M., Kashdan, T., & Oishi, S. (2008). Being good by doing good: Daily eudaimonic activity and wellbeing. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 22–42.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  209. Stephens, J. P., Heaphy, E., & Dutton, J. (2011). High quality connections. In K. Cameron & G. Spreitzer (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of positive organizational scholarship (pp. 385–399). New York: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  210. St-Pierre, I., & Holmes, D. (2010). The relationship between organizational justice and workplace aggression. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66, 1169–1182.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  211. Suh, A., & Cheung, C. M. K. (2017). Beyond hedonic enjoyment: Conceptualizing eudaimonic motivation for personal informatics technology usage. In A. Marcus & W. Wang (Eds.), Design, user experience, and usability: Designing pleasurable experiences, DUXU 2017. Lecture notes in computer science (Vol. 10289). Champaign, IL: Springer.Google Scholar
  212. Suwa, K., Flores, N. M., Yoshikawa, R., Goto, R., Vietri, J., & Igarashi, A. (2017). Examining the association of smoking with work productivity and associated costs in Japan. Journal of Medical Economics, 20(9), 938–944.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  213. Teimourpour, B., & Hanzaee, K. (2011). The impact of culture on luxury consumption behaviour among Iranian consumers. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 2(3), 309–328.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  214. Thomas, C., & Sharp, V. (2013). Understanding the normalisation of recycling behavior and its implications for other pro-environmental behaviours: A review of social norms and recycling. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 79, 11–20.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  215. Tifferet, S., & Vilnai-Yavetz, I. (2017). Phytophilia and service atmospherics: The effect of indoor plants on consumers. Environment & Behavior, 49(7), 814–844.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  216. Todorova, G., Bear, J. B., & Weingart, L. R. (2014). Can conflict be energizing? A study of task conflict, positive emotions, and job satisfaction. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(3), 451–467.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  217. Tsaur, S., Yen, C., & Hsiao, S. (2013). Transcendent experience, flow and happiness for mountain climbers. International Journal of Tourism Research, 15(4), 360–374.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  218. Turban, D. B., & Yan, W. (2016). Relationship of eudaimonia and hedonia with work outcomes. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 31(6), 1006–1020.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  219. Van Boven, L., & Gilovich, T. (2003). To do or to have? That is the question. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 1193–1202.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  220. van Dijk, N., Spencer, L., & Ramirez, V. (2014). Happy country, happy government: How useful are international happiness rankings? Retrieved from United Nations Research Institute for Development http://www.unrisd.org/happiness.
  221. Velarde, M. D., Fry, G., & Tveit, M. (2007). Health effects of viewing landscapes: Landscape types in environmental psychology. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 6, 199–212.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  222. Veloutsou, C., & Moutinho, L. (2009). Brand relationships through brand reputation and brand tribalism. Journal of Business Research, 62(3), 314–322.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  223. Venhoeven, L. A., Bolderdijk, J. W., & Steg, L. (2013). Explaining the paradox: How pro-environmental behaviour can both thwart and foster wellbeing. Sustainability, 5, 1372–1386.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  224. von Thiele, S. U., & Hasson, H. (2011). Employee self-rated productivity and objective organizational production levels: Effects of worksite health interventions involving reduced work hours and physical exercise. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 53(8), 838–844.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  225. Vringer, K., Heijden, E., Soest, D., Vollebergh, H., & Dietz, F. (2017). Sustainable consumption dilemmas. Sustainability, 9, 942–963.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  226. Walker, J., Kumar, A., & Gilovich, T. (2016). Cultivating gratitude and giving through experiential consumption. Emotion, 16(8), 1126–1136.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  227. Wang, J., Novemsky, N., & Dhar, R. (2009). Anticipating adaptation to products. Journal of Consumer Research, 36, 149–159.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  228. Wang, X., Yu, C., & Wei, Y. (2012). Social media peer communication and impacts on purchase intentions: A consumer socialization framework. Journal of Interactive Marketing, 26(4), 198–208.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  229. Waterman, A. S., Schwartz, S. J., & Conti, R. (2008). The implications of two conceptions of happiness (hedonic enjoyment and eudaimonia) for the understanding of intrinsic motivation. Journal of Happiness Studies, 9, 41–79.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  230. Wegner, M., Helmich, I., Machado, S., Nardi, A., Arias-Carrion, O., & Budde, H. (2014). Effects of exercise on anxiety and depression disorders: Review of meta-analyses and neurobiological mechanisms. CNS & Neurological Disorders: Drug Targets, 13(6), 1002.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  231. Weinstein, N., Przybylski, A. K., & Ryan, R. M. (2009). Can nature make us more caring? Effects of immersion in nature on intrinsic aspirations and generosity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 1315–1329.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  232. Whitmee, S., Haines, A., Beyrer, C., Boltz, F., Capon, A. G., de Souza Dias, B. F., …Yach, D. (2015). Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch: Report of The Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on planetary health. The Lancet, 386(10007), 1973–2028.Google Scholar
  233. Wiest, M., Schüz, B., Webster, N., & Wurm, S. (2011). Subjective wellbeing and mortality revisited: Differential effects of cognitive and emotional facets of wellbeing on mortality. Health Psychology, 30(6), 728–735.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  234. Wolf, K. L. (2005). Trees in the small city retail business district: Comparing resident and visitor perceptions. Journal of Forestry, 103, 390–395.Google Scholar
  235. Wrzesniewski, A., LoBuglio, N., Dutton, J. E., & Berg, J. M. (2013). Job crafting and cultivating positive meaning and identity in work. In A. B. Bakker (Ed.), Advances in Positive Organizational Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 281–302). London, UK: Emerald.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  236. Xiao, J. J., & Li, H. (2011). Sustainable consumption and life satisfaction. Social Indicators Research, 104, 323–329.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  237. Viswanath, K., Randolph Steele, W., & Finnegan, J. R. (2006). Social capital and health: Civic engagement, community size, and recall of health messages. American Journal of Public Health, 96(8), 1456–1461.Google Scholar
  238. Walkiewicz, M., Tartas, M., Majkowicz, M., & Budzinski, W. (2012). Academic achievement, depression and anxiety during medical education predict the styles of success in a medical career: A 10-year longitudinal study. Medical Teacher, 34(9), e611–e619.Google Scholar
  239. Yadav, M. S., de Valck, K., Hennig-Thurau, T., Hoffman, D. L., & Spann, M. (2013). Social commerce: A contingency framework for assessing marketing potential. Journal of Interactive Marketing, 27, 311–323.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  240. Yan, N., & Eckman, M. (2009). Are lifestyle centres unique? Consumers’ perceptions across locations. International Journal of Retail Distribution and Management, 37(1), 24–42.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  241. Yoon, J., Pohlmeyer, A. E., & Desmet, P. M. A. (2016). When ‘feeling good’ is not good enough: Seven key opportunities for emotional granularity in product development. International Journal of Design, 10(3), 1–15.Google Scholar
  242. Yuan, L. I., & Dennis, A. R. (2014). The happiness premium: The impact of emotion on individuals’ willingness to pay in online auctions. Paper presented at the 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Science. Retrieved from https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=6758989.
  243. Yeung, J., Zhang, Z., & Kim, T. Y. (2018). Volunteering and health benefits in general adults: Cumulative effects and forms. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 8.Google Scholar
  244. Zauberman, G., Ratner, R. K., & Kim, B. K. (2008). Memories as assets: Strategic memory protection in choice over time. Journal of Consumer Research, 35, 715–728.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  245. Zelenski, J. M., Dopko, R. L., & Capaldi, C. A. (2015). Cooperation is in our nature: Nature exposure may promote cooperative and environmentally sustainable behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 42, 24–31.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  246. Zhong, J. Y., & Mitchell, V.-W. (2012). Does consumer wellbeing affect hedonic consumption? Psychology and Marketing, 29(8), 583–594.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  247. Viswanath, K., Randolph Steele, W., & Finnegan, J. R. (2006). Social capital and health: Civic engagement, community size, and recall of health messages. American Journal of Public Health, 96(8), 1456-1461.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aziz Mulay-Shah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Louise Lambert
    • 2
  • Yara Younis
    • 3
  • Bronwyn P. Wood
    • 2
  1. 1.Global Communications AgencyDubaiUAE
  2. 2.United Arab Emirates UniversityAl AinUAE
  3. 3.UAE Ministry of Culture and Knowledge DevelopmentAl AinUAE

Personalised recommendations