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Volume 2018, Article ID 8529653, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8529653
Research Article

How to Apply Feedback to Improve Subjective Wellbeing of Government Servants Engaged in Environmental Protection in China?

1School of Business, Liaocheng University, Liaocheng 252000, China
2School of Economics and Management, Beijing Information Science and Technology University, Beijing 100192, China
3Donglinks School of Economics and Management, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Zhenxing Gong; moc.361@811gnogxz

Received 17 May 2017; Revised 5 September 2017; Accepted 27 November 2017; Published 14 February 2018

Academic Editor: Giorgi Gabriele

Copyright © 2018 Zhenxing Gong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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