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 Metaphors in Management: The Chinese Experience

Emotion Metaphors in Management: The Chinese Experience

Emotion metaphors in management: The chinese experience
Kathleen J.Krone and Jayne M.Morgan

The emotions of joy and anger are injurious to the spirit; cold and heat are injurious to the body. When joy and anger are without moderation, then cold and heat exceed all measure and life is no longer secure. Yin and Yang should be respected to an equal extent. (The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine; cited in Bond, 1993)

As the theoretic constraints and practical harms associated with treating emotion simply as something that interferes with rationality are increasingly understood, so is the need to reconceptualize a less contentious relationship between the two (Fineman, 1996; Putnam and Mumby, 1993). Alternative understandings and approaches to emotion in organizations can ...

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