Over the last century, researchers and business executives alike have sought to increase the productivity of employees. More recently, one way in which employers have sought to do so is through increasing the happiness of their employees. However, despite the recent traction that this idea has gained in corporate circles, the idea is not necessarily supported by research.
Let’s face it, we’re all human. As much as people may deny it, parents may secretly (or not so secretly) have a favorite child and teachers have their favorite student. The workplace is no exception. Bosses have their favorite employees, and colleagues simply have better chemistry with certain peers.