How a quick 'thank you' improves company culture

Research shows gratitude journals help with team cohesion and wellbeing.

by Stephen Jones

The power of gratitude can be underestimated by business leaders. But saying a heartfelt thank you can be a powerful engagement tool. 

A recent study, published in Journal of Applied Psychology suggests that actively recording gratitude can have an impact on company culture and the way that staff interact with each other. 

A team of University of Central Florida (UCF) academics wanted to understand the impact of gratitude interventions, wellbeing exercises that are designed to concentrate the mind on positive thoughts.

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