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

Narratives of Compassion in Organizations

Narratives of Compassion in Organizations

Narratives of compassion in organizations
Peter J.Frost, Jane E.Dutton, Monica C.Worline and AnnetteWilson

As my illness progressed I was trying to keep on teaching, was trying to keep doing everything and I was keeping on, keeping on. I was on medications and increasingly ill and finally I called a friend and senior colleague on a Sunday and I said: ‘You have to help me figure out how to quit doing what I am doing. I can't do another day.’ And she came over and spent the afternoon with me on a Sunday, reassigning my students, figuring out all the paperwork that needed to be done and doing all of those things. (Colleen, Professor)

Organizations are sites of everyday healing and pain. Colleen's story is ...

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