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

Feeling at Work

Feeling at work
Lloyd E.Sandelands and Connie J.Boudens

It seems psychology hasn't got feeling quite right. It thinks feeling is a moment's appraisal of opportunity or threat on the way to approach or avoidance, yet we live among powerful and enduring moods that lack a clear evaluation or motive. And psychology thinks feeling is an individual affair, yet at the office water cooler, or in the tavern or therapist's office, we hear stories of feeling tangled in webs of personal and group relationships. The more psychology thinks about feeling, the more we feel it has got it wrong.

Our discomfort with the idea of feeling grows with anthropology's wagging finger of cultural bias. Most people in most times and most places do not intellectualize feeling ...

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