You will often see Denmark listed in surveys as the “happiest country on the planet.” Interestingly Danes are not only happy at home, they’re also happy at work. According to most studies of worker satisfaction among nations, the happiest employees in the world are in Denmark. The U.S.? Not so much.
I wrote an article for Fast Company on the 5 most important factors that explains this difference and it’s been incredibly popular. It seems the Danish way of working is attractive to many Americans.