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|Title:||Factors affecting Happiness of Expatriate Academicians and Expatriate Non-Academicians in Dubai||Authors:||Shaikh, Majid Wahid
Bin Ahmad, Kamarul Zaman
|Issue Date:||2018||Journal:||International Review of Advances in Business, Management and Law||Abstract:||Purpose: To determine the antecedents of happiness and compare academicians and non-academicians in selected Dubai Universities. Design/methodological/approach: Qualitative research using in-depth interviews followed by cross-sectional surveys of teaching staff and non-teaching staff from different universities in Dubai.? Findings: There is no significant relationship between knowledge sharing and happiness of academics and well as non-academics. Happiness is significantly related to the other factors. Research implications and limitations: The small sample size of the academic group and the study was targeted at the university staff in Dubai only. Practical implications: The findings of this research gives useful recommendations to Universities to improve happiness among their academic as well as non-academic staff. It will also provide recommendations for developmental purposes for the University of Dubai and the UAE’s “Happiness and Positivity program.” Originality/value: No known research studies the determinants of happiness for academics and non-academics in Dubai Universities. Paper type: Research paper||URI:||http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12216/246||DOI:||10.30585/irabml.v1i1.49|
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