What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter. By CHARLES DUHIGG Illustrations by JAMES GRAHAM | nytimes.com
The 6 Secrets Of America's Happiest Workplaces. 1. Mission: a sense of purpose in coming into work 2. Collegiality: working with awesome people 3. Challenging work: being stimulated by the work to be done 4. Meaningful advancement: the promise of growth 5. Confidence in senior leaders: a sense of trust--and transparency--with management 6. Perks: good pay, free food, a beer cart or two.