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Happiness or the hamster wheel?

Stuck on the wheel and can't get off? Wonder why you're wealthier but can't quite pull yourself our of bed in the morning? The evidence suggests that money and status are failing to deliver health, wealth and happiness according to Amanda Wood, writing in Industrial Evolution in 2004.

That all you got?

From the archives: An Industrial Evolution article by Amanda Wood interviewing Professor Cary Cooper on work/life balance and featuring Professor Cooper's very own work/life balance quiz.