Leading a Good Life

Course Code
MO 620
Hours
1.5 hours
Type
Elective
Offered
  • Fall 20 (B)
Leading a Good Life --- Leading a good life is perhaps the most fundamental endeavor of humankind. In this class you will learn the science underlying the three key aspects of leading a good life: being good, feeling good, and doing good. First, being good involves mastering the habits, time and attention management, and self-control required to be effective. Second, feeling good focuses on confidence, joy, and self-compassion required to attain one's goals and espoused values. Third, doing good includes living an ethical existence full of meaning and purpose.

Leading a good life is perhaps the most fundamental endeavor of humankind. In this class you will learn the science underlying the three key aspects of leading a good life: being good, feeling good, and doing good. First, being good involves mastering the habits, time and attention management, and self-control required to be effective. Second, feeling good focuses on confidence, joy, and self-compassion required to attain one's goals and espoused values. Third, doing good includes living an ethical existence full of meaning and purpose.

Taught By
Dave Mayer
  • Jack D. Sparks Whirlpool Corporation Research Professor of Business Administration
  • Professor of Management and Organizations
Dave Mayer, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Management and Organizations Area at the Ross School of Business at the University Michigan. An award-winning...