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Chapter 5: Emotions and Wellbeing at Work: A Multilevel Perspective

Emotions and Wellbeing at Work: A Multilevel Perspective

Emotions and wellbeing at work: a multilevel perspective
Ashlea C. Troth Alannah Rafferty Peter J. Jordan

Introduction

It's business, leave your emotions at the door. The Wolf of Wall Street

Interest in how emotions shape organizational attitudes and behaviors has risen over the last couple of decades among scientists and practitioners (Ashforth and Humphrey, 1995; Barsade and Gibson, 2007; Hochschild, 1983). Appreciation of the critical role of workplace emotions emerged during the 1980s. Prior to this, the idea of emotions at work was viewed as ancillary to the more ‘rational’ concepts of scientific management, which focused on industrial productivity and effectiveness (Ashkanasy et al., 2017). ...

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