Negative Effects Of Emotions In The Workplace

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Register to read the introduction… Business literature for decades has reinforced the stereotype that emotions negatively affect the workplace (see, for examples, Taylor, 1947; Whyte 1956). Only recently has research begun to focus on the many …show more content…
These include: “enabling self-understanding; stimulating feed-back; improvement of both intellectual (cognitive) and emotional skills; developing and maintaining optimal relationships within the organizational environment, with a positive impact on enthusiasm, loyalty, attachment, involvement, etc.” (p. 1599). Mirela and Iulia (2013) also describes the possible negative effects of unexpressed emotions, which include: “a counterproductive (tense, stressful) work climate; the impairment of the employees’ mental skills; the impairment of the employees’ social and emotional capacity; the discouragement of immediate feedback; the dehumanization of the organizational communication process; the decline of workplace creativity etc.” (p. 1600). This one study is evidence that it is unclear whether covering your true emotions at work leads to more problems than it …show more content…
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