Personal Fulfilment, Satisfaction and Purpose

  • Rick Hughes
  • Andrew Kinder
  • Cary L. Cooper


Society has a preoccupation with the need ‘to be happy’ and yet this is a somewhat abstract and simplistic concept. Happiness is arbitrary and potentially superficial. What defines and triggers happiness can change from day to day, person to person and context to context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rick Hughes
    • 1
  • Andrew Kinder
    • 2
  • Cary L. Cooper
    • 3
  1. 1.AberdeenUK
  2. 2.LondonUK
  3. 3.Manchester Business SchoolUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK

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