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12 August 2011

Friendly workplace adds years to life

Good relationships with your co-workers and a convivial, supportive work environment may add years to your life, new Israeli research finds.

Good relationships with your co-workers and a convivial, supportive work environment may add years to your life, new Israeli research finds.

"We spend most of our waking hours at work, and we don't have much time to meet our friends during the weekdays," co-author Dr Sharon Toker of the department of organisational behaviour at Tel Aviv University in Israel, explained in a statement. "Work should be a place where people can get necessary emotional support."

 
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