Emotions at Work: Theory, Research and Applications for Management
* Offers systematic coverage of the latest concepts of emotion and methods for research in organisations
* Includes scientific understanding and critique of the field as well as implications for organisational practice.
List of Contributors.
PART I: THE NATURE OF EMOTION.
Varieties and Functions of Human Emotion, (Robb Stanley and Graham Burrows).
Emotion, Mood and Temperament: Similarities, Differences and a Synthesis (Elizabeth Gray and David Watson).
Discrete Emotions in Organizational Life (Richard Lazarus and Yochi Cohen-Charash).
PART II: MEASURING AND ASSESSING EMOTION AT WORK.
Emotions in the Workplace: Biological Correlates (Maurice King).
Measuring Emotions at Work (Roy Payne).
PART III: ORGANIZATIONAL INFLUENCES ON EMOTION.
Affect at Work: An Historical Perspective (Howard Weiss and Art Brief).
Culture as a Source, Expression and Reinforcer of Emotions in Organizations (Janice Beyer and David Nino).
Origins and Consequences of Emotions in Organizational Teams (Carsten de Dreu, Michael West, Agneta Fischer, and Sarah McCurtin ).
Emotions and Organizational Control (Stephen Fineman ).
Helping Individuals Manage Emotional Responses (Rose Evison ).
Organizational Management of Stress and Destructive Emotions at Work (Cary Cooper and Sue Cartwright ).
Emotion and Offices at Work (Ian Donald ).
PART V: EMOTIONS AND THE FUTURE.
Future Work and its Emotional Implications (Peter Herriot ).
Inner Technology: Emotions in the New Millenium (Ayman Sawaf, Harold Bloomfield, and Jared Rosen ).
Conclusion: (Roy L. Payne and Cary L. Cooper).
Cary L. Cooper is BUPA Professor of Organisational Psychology at the Manchester School of Management, and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He is President of the British Academy of Management, Fellow of the Academy of Management, and recipient of the Academy’s 1998 Distinguished Service Award. He has published in an extensive range of journals and books on stress, health and well-being in the workplace and was founding editor of the Journal of Organizational Behaviour. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Royal Society of Medicine, and the Royal Society of Health.
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