This Second Edition contains key themes with all new contributors and is a completely separate work from the first. Emotion in Organization presents original work from leading scholars in the field, they engage with emotion as a qualitative phenomenon which shapes and is shaped by organizational life. Examining how emotion cannot be simply separated from thinking, judgment, decision-making and other so-called rational organizational processes, the book challenges us to build a passionate theory of organizations. The introduction reviews the expansion of organizational emotion studies and their appeal to several social-scientific disciplines. Divided into four parts, the book reveals through stories, interview

Emotion and Injustice in the Workplace

Emotion and Injustice in the Workplace

Emotion and injustice in the workplace
Karen P.Harlos and Craig C.Pinder

There are good days, mostly when he [the boss] is not in … I think things are picking up, maybe I'm starting to fit in, maybe I was imagining all the bad stuff and I don't have to look for a new job … But then the next day is terribly bad and I just scream in my car on the way home. (Brenda, office clerk)

In his classic novel Great Expectations, Charles Dickens observed that ‘there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice’. Although Dickens was referring to injustice perceptions among children, we extend his observation to adults in general and employees in particular. The premise ...

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