How to improve the happiness perceived by employee at work has become an important issue for theory research and management practice. However, few studies have focused on human resources management practices. Based on the social exchange theory, this paper collected data from a sample of 382 employees in two enterprises in Qinghai Province to explore the influence mechanism of high commitment to human resources management practice on happiness of employees at work. This study could make people have a better understanding of the causes of employees* happiness at the workplace. The results show that high commitment to human resources management has a significant positive impact on happiness of employees at work, and self-esteem and support by the organization play a part of intermediary role in the relationship between high commitment to human resources practice and happiness perceived by employees at work. The results lay a theoretical foundation for enterprise managers to effectively enhance the happiness of employees at work and cultivate an environment of happiness within the organization.
high commitment to human resources management
organization based self-esteem
a sense of happiness perceived by employees at work