What can research into emotion at work tell us about researching well-being at work?

R.B. Briner

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Abstract

Research into emotion at work and research into well-being at work are similar in that they are both interested in people's feelings at work. However, these two fields are different in many important respects including the disciplines involved, the type of research questions addressed, the methods used, and the level of critical thinking. There is also little mutual influence across these two fields. Several reasons for the differences between the two fields are considered through exploring the motivations of researchers in each field and the history of well-being at work research. Suggestions for how well-being at work research may benefit from exploring the emotion at work field are suggested.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-73
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Work, Organisation and Emotion
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2005

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