Overview: what have we learned? Ten years on

Charmine E.J. Härtel, Neal M. Ashkanasy, Wilfred J. Zerbe

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In this overview, the editors trace the history of 10 books they have helmed in what has become the legacy of the Emonet conferences. From the seeds planted in 1998 by a small group of international scholars assembled together at the first Emonet conference, the shift of the study of emotions in organizational studies from the almost "undiscussable" to mainstream scholarship is traced. Following this historical analysis, the story of "What have we learned? Ten years on," the latest volume in the Emonet book series, is given. In a brief summary of each chapter in the current edition, the editors draw attention to eight topic areas to showcase the remarkable and broad-ranging advances in the field of organization studies that have been enabled by attention to the role of emotions in theory and practice in 10 years since the first publication in the book series. From advances in our knowledge and understanding of work, workers and consumers, to team behavior, leader-member exchange, and In Extremis work contexts, and methodological contributions in the assessment of noncognitive traits through to advances in knowledge of positive work environments, the reader is left in no doubt that organizational scholarship and practice has been deeply enriched through bringing emotions center stage.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWhat Have We Learned? Ten Years On
EditorsCharmine Hartel, Neal Ashkanasy, Wilfred Zerbe
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Limited
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781780522081
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameResearch on Emotion in Organizations
ISSN (Print)1746-9791

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