Understanding Emotion at Work

  • Filename: understanding-emotion-at-work.
  • ISBN: 0761947906
  • Release Date: 2003-05-27
  • Number of pages: 203
  • Author: Stephen Fineman
  • Publisher: SAGE

This introductory text on emotions is aimed specifically at students of management and organization studies. Written accessibly, it avoids pat prescriptions, but leaves the reader with challenging questions about the intrinsic nature of emotions to the design and management of organizations.

It s Always Personal

  • Filename: it-s-always-personal.
  • ISBN: 9780812979930
  • Release Date: 2013-01-01
  • Number of pages: 238
  • Author: Anne Kreamer
  • Publisher: Random House Incorporated

A report on the roles of gender, emotion, and power in the workplace counsels readers on how to thrive in emotionally charged business environments and promotes rational behavior during conflicts.

Communicating Emotion at Work

  • Filename: communicating-emotion-at-work.
  • ISBN: 9780745648958
  • Release Date: 2011-11-21
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: Vincent R. Waldron
  • Publisher: Polity

Emotional communication is a crucial but often underappreciated force in our working lives - it enhances or impedes occupational success, forges meaningful bonds among co-workers, and shapes the moral character of our workplaces. Collective performances of emotion define an organization's culture. They define how organizations are perceived by their customers and communities. Although often subject to perverse manipulation, the communication of emotion can make our work humane, rewarding, and even good. Communicating Emotion at Work chronicles the rich emotional experiences of employees drawn from a broad cross-section of industries and occupations. It takes a decidedly positive approach, recognizing that emotional communication is a vital and creative response to the challenges of life in complex organizations. The text introduces readers to the engaging and cross-disciplinary body of research that has emerged around organizational emotion. At the same time, each chapter is steeped in real-life emotional narratives, concrete examples, and the contemporary trends that are changing the emotional tenor of work. Designed to help readers become more mindful of the organizational practices that shape their emotional well-being, this accessible text will be particularly useful in courses focused on organizational communication, business, and organizational behaviour.

The Emotional Organization

  • Filename: the-emotional-organization.
  • ISBN: 9780470766019
  • Release Date: 2009-02-09
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Stephen Fineman
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This landmark collection is exclusively devoted to demonstrating/mapping (what is understood today about the power and structural effects of emotion and identity in organizations. Essays at the leading edge of research reveal the influence of workplace cultures, power, and institutional expectations, while also exploring the negative impacts of emotion management in the workplace. Brings together an international group of cutting-edge researchers to write critically about emotion in different organizational and cultural settings Includes research on policy, change, management and professional practice Exposes the influence of workplace cultures, power and institutional expectations on emotion Reveals the darker and oppressive features of emotion management in organizations Applies recent critical organizational theory to emotion.

The Language of Emotions

  • Filename: the-language-of-emotions.
  • ISBN: 1591798973
  • Release Date: 2010-06-01
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Karla McLaren
  • Publisher: Sounds True

Your emotions contain brilliant information. When you learn to welcome them as your allies, they can reveal creative solutions to any situation. For 35 years, empathic counselor and researcher Karla McLaren has developed a set of practical tools for the real-world stresses of family, career, and the quest for personal fulfillment. In The Language of Emotions, she presents her breakthrough teachings for a new and empowering relationship with your feeling states. Your emotions—especially the dark and dishonored ones—hold a tremendous amount of energy. We’ve all seen what happens when we repress or blindly express them. However, there is a powerful alternative. In The Language of Emotions, you’ll learn to meet your emotions and engage with them to safely move toward resolution and equilibrium. Through experiential exercises covering a full spectrum of feelings from anger, fear, and shame to jealousy, grief, joy, and more, you will discover how to work with your own and others’ emotions with fluency and expertise. When we relate to our emotions with respect and authenticity, we can directly access our innermost wisdom, unfold the deepest parts of ourselves, and heal our most painful wounds. The Language of Emotions gives us a much-needed resource for self-understanding and freedom: How to overcome addictions, distractions, and unresolved trauma—the three primary impediments to emotional ease Using the energy of anger to protect and restore personal boundaries Step-by-step guidance in the five skills of the empath (someone skilled in reading emotions) How to balance your “quaternity,” a metaphor for the interplay of mind, body, spirit, and emotions Honoring sadness as a source of release and rejuvenation Joy, the natural response to beauty and communion Praise “In my graduate education in counseling psychology, I found very little information about our emotions. Yet in my work as a therapist and educator, I’ve seen that emotions are key to healing. Karla McLaren’s book offers an outstanding guide to the signals and messages emotions send us, along with clear instructions for intelligent and emotion-supporting actions we can take in response. Karla has made a huge contribution to the well-being of us all; The Language of Emotions will become required reading in all of my courses.”—Nancy —Feehan, MFT, adjunct professor of counseling psychology at the University of San Francisco “Karla McLaren’s unique, empathic view of emotions surprisingly revalues even the most ‘negative’ emotions and opens pathways to understanding the depths of the human soul.” —Michael Meade, author of The World Behind the World and The Water of Life “This book changed the way I relate to others, and to myself, forever.” —Gavin De Becker, author of The Gift of Fear

Emotion at Work

  • Filename: emotion-at-work.
  • ISBN: 0863779913
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Rob B. Briner
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

Emotion at work has recently grabbed the attention of both researchers and practitioners working in the field of organizational psychology. As the limitations of the concepts of stress and satisfaction become more apparent and jobs in the service and human service sectors make increasing demands on employees' emotional displays, new questions are being asked about feelings in the workplace. What is the nature of emotion at work? How is it relevant to work? What kinds of emotional displays do employers have to deal with? How do these emotional demands impact on workers? This special issue addresses these and other key issues in the field.

On Understanding Emotion

  • Filename: on-understanding-emotion.
  • ISBN: 9781412830195
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 319
  • Author: Norman K. Denzin
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Emotions--fleeting, insubstantial, changeable, and ambiguous--seem to defy study and analysis. Nothing is more complex, mysterious, and subject to conflicting theories and interpretations than human emotion. Yet the central importance of emotion in human affairs is undeniable. Emotions affect all levels of life--personal, organizational, political, cultural, economic, and religious. Emotions give meaning to life. Emotional disturbances can destroy that meaning. How should emotions be studied? How can an understanding of the inner feelings of individuals illuminate important social interactions and human developments? In his book, Norman Denzin presents a systematic, in-depth analysis of emotion that combines new theoretical advances with practical applications. Based on an intensive, critical examination of classical and modern theoretical research--and on revealing personal interviews in which ordinary people express their emotional lives--he builds a new framework for understanding ordinary emotions and emotional disturbances. Denzin analyzes how people experience joy and pain, love and hate, anger and despair, friendship and alienation--and examines the personal, psychological, social, and cultural aspects of human emotion to provide new perspectives for understanding human experience and social interactions. He offers new insights on the role of emotions in family violence and recommends ways of helping people escape from recurring patterns of violence. And in criticizing current conceptions of emotionally disturbed people, he reveals the nature of their inner lives and the ways they perceive and relate to others. In sum, this book presents new insights on human relationships and human experience. It is now available in paperback for the first time, with a new introduction by the author. Norman K. Denzin is professor of sociology, cinema studies, and interpretive theory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He was awarded the George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. He is the author of several books, including The Alcoholic Society, Children and Their Caretakers, Hollywood Shot by Shot, Sociological Methods and The Values of Social Science, all available from Transaction.

Working with Emotional Intelligence

  • Filename: working-with-emotional-intelligence.
  • ISBN: 9781408806197
  • Release Date: 2009-07-20
  • Number of pages: 394
  • Author: Daniel Goleman
  • Publisher: A&C Black

Do you want to be more successful at work? Do you want to improve your chances of promotion? Do you want to get on better with your colleagues? Daniel Goleman draws on unparalleled access to business leaders around the world and the thorough research that is his trademark. He demonstrates that emotional intelligence at work matters twice as much as cognitive abilities such as IQ or technical expertise in this inspiring sequel.

Fatherhood Masculinity and Anger

  • Filename: fatherhood-masculinity-and-anger.
  • ISBN: OCLC:812068857
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Christopher Raymond Jarrell
  • Publisher:

The objectives of this thesis are: 1. To contribute to the contemporary agenda on research into fatherhood by focusing on the successes and difficulties of fathers being more involved in the intimate care of their children. 2. To contribute to the understanding of how traditional discourses on fatherhood and masculinity may affect involved fathers' ability to nurture children. 3. To consider how involved fathers manage predominant discourses on fatherhood, masculinity and anger within the home.

Hiding What We Feel Faking What We Don t

  • Filename: hiding-what-we-feel-faking-what-we-don-t.
  • ISBN: 1862044643
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 169
  • Author: Sandi Mann
  • Publisher: Element Books Limited

In this eye-opening book, an occupational therapist shows how at least a third of our time at work involves managing our emotions and shows the life-enhancing ways in which emotions can used.

Emotional Intelligence

  • Filename: emotional-intelligence.
  • ISBN: 9781408806203
  • Release Date: 2009-07-20
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Daniel Goleman
  • Publisher: A&C Black

The groundbreaking bestseller that redefines intelligence and success Does IQ define our destiny? Daniel Goleman argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, and that our emotions play major role in thought, decision making and individual success. Self-awareness, impulse control, persistence, motivation, empathy and social deftness are all qualities that mark people who excel: whose relationships flourish, who are stars in the workplace. With new insights into the brain architecture underlying emotion and rationality, Goleman shows precisely how emotional intelligence can be nurtured and strengthened in all of us.

Emotions in Transmigration

  • Filename: emotions-in-transmigration.
  • ISBN: 9781137284334
  • Release Date: 2012-10-17
  • Number of pages: 207
  • Author: A. Brooks
  • Publisher: Springer

The book explores the intersection of emotions and migration in a number of case studies from across the USA, Europe and Southeast Asia, including the transmigration of female domestic workers, transmigrant marriages, transmigrant workers in the entertainment industry and asylum seekers and refugees who are the victims of domestic violence.

Time and Work Volume 1

  • Filename: time-and-work-volume-1.
  • ISBN: 9781317812364
  • Release Date: 2014-02-18
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Abbie J. Shipp
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

The concept of time is a crucial filter through which we understand any events or phenomena; nothing exists outside of time. It conditions not only the question of ‘when’, but also influences the ‘what, how and why’ of our ideas about management. And yet management scholars have rarely considered this ‘temporal lens’ in understanding how time affects employees at work, or the organizations for which they work. This 2-volume set provides a fresh, temporal perspective on some of the most important and thriving areas in management research today. Volume 1 considers how time impacts the individual, and includes chapters on identity, emotion, motivation, stress and creativity. Volume 2 considers time in context with the organization, exploring a temporal understanding of leadership, HRM, entrepreneurship, teams and cross-cultural issues. There is an overall concern with the practical implications of understanding individuals and organizations within the most relevant timeframes, while the two volumes provide an actionable research agenda for the future. This is a highly significant contribution to management theory and research, and will be important reading for all students and researchers of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Business and Management and HRM.

Developments in Work and Organizational Psychology

  • Filename: developments-in-work-and-organizational-psychology.
  • ISBN: 9780080444673
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 294
  • Author: Manfusa Shams
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

The increasing global interdependency in economy and business transaction asserts the importance of documenting the most recent developments in global work and organizational behaviours, which are strongly influenced by the advancement of information technologies, virtual business transactions, multicultural business groups and expanded business settings across cultures. An in-depth analysis of some major areas of developments and developmental needs for some areas which have paramount influence on international work, organizational and business psychology is of both academic and practical importance. Our book aims to present thoughtful analyses of some major developments in work and organisational psychology, with a focus on international business and management. The book is expected to benefit students, researchers, practitioners and employers. We hope our relentless efforts to compile leading authors work will bring fresh ideas and thought-provoking issues on both theoretical and practical applications of emerging psychological knowledge in work and occupational psychology, to the international management and business. The book will have immense value to the global market, especially for international business and management courses, programme development and delivery on work and organizational psychology across cultures, inter and intra-cultural developmental programme on business transactions, and recent developmental issues in cross-national management and business. An eclectic approach is taken to showcase the chapters in this book. Each author is asked to invest his/her's valuable insights to write a selected chapter with examples from relevant research, utilizing scholarly and reflective arguments to cover the essence of the theme in a particular chapter. Each Chapter has adopted an easy going style to inform readers about the developments in a major area. The discussion in each chapter is assembled with author/s own research and management experiences, thus providing a 'real-life' perspective, highlighting the importance of applying recent developmental issues to the future academic work in the international management and business field.

Understanding Emotions

  • Filename: understanding-emotions.
  • ISBN: 111814743X
  • Release Date: 2013-01-29
  • Number of pages: 520
  • Author: Dacher Keltner
  • Publisher: Wiley

Keith Oatley's 3rd edition of Understanding Emotions emphasizes the value of emotions and explores the latest research with practical concerns for clinical problems, education and everyday understanding. The text extends across a broad range of disciplines and covers the entire lifespan from infancy to adulthood. It includes sections on the study of emotion, the different elements of emotion, evidence of how emotions govern and organize social life, and emotion and individual functioning, including psychological disorders and well being. Furthermore, the text offers combined chapters on evolutionary and cultural approaches, studies of new expressions (love, desire) as well as new systems of communication (touch, music), findings on emotion and the central nervous systems, and studies on the role of emotion in moral judgment. Discussions of how popular and classical movies emphasize emotions show how to keep an emotion diary to track one’s emotions and interactions. The book Includes boxes on emotional intelligence and how to improve it as well as scales of assessing the self. Boxes on emotions in art and literature and positive psychology boxes are also new editions to this issue.

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