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The relationship between emotional intelligence, emotional labour, organisational support and job satisfaction

Research Briefing

Keywords: emotional intelligence, emotion, emotion regulation, emotional labour, organisational support, perceived organisational support, job satisfaction Many organisations these days require employees to engage in emotional labour, which is the requirement for individuals to display certain emotional facets, such as happiness or enjoyment, and not to display other emotions that the individual may be feeling. Whilst […]

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The impact of decision-making and making choices

Research Briefing

Keywords: decision-making, choice making, choice, decisions, self-regulation, emotion regulation On a day-to-day basis we make probably hundreds, if not thousands, of small decisions and choices. Many of these are small habit-based and routine choices, like what order to do things when we get up in the morning, spanning right through to life changing and momentous […]

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Defining self-defeating work behaviours

Research Briefing

Keywords: self-defeating work behaviours, emotion regulation, self-regulation failure, habits Managers and leaders usually assume that people will work and behave with their own self-interests in mind and will tend to act in a rational way, especially in terms furthering their own interests or desires. However, people can and frequently do behave and act in ways […]

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Do people naturally assume that ambiguity is going to be negative? A new brain study.

Research Briefing

Keywords: ambiguity, uncertainty, emotion regulation, habituation, brain science Some people struggle with uncertainty and ambiguity more than others. The question as to what makes the difference between people who automatically have a negative response to uncertainty and ambiguity and people who either have a neutral or positive response to such situations is an important one. Previous […]

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What we can learn from resilient children

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Keywords: resilience, emotional resilience, emotional intelligence, emotion regulation, low-threshold resilience, high-threshold resilience An interesting new study about emotional resilience in children has interesting findings for adults in organisations. Previous studies have found that children who grow up in conditions of poverty are significantly more likely to develop maladaptive behavioural, emotional and cognitive development traits, compared […]

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Just how valid is the idea of emotional intelligence?

Research Briefing

Keywords: emotional intelligence, validity, reliability, emotion recognition, emotion regulation As mentioned in a previous research briefing, interest in emotional intelligence is a relatively recent phenomenon. With the exception of a small blip of interest at the end of the Second World War, emotional intelligence has only really come to prominence in terms of research since […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 8

The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 8

In this Month’s Oxford Review: Does being clear about your own emotions help you to have greater empathy? Why talent management and industrial–organisational (I-O) psychology has a big problem Lean is harder to implement and the results worse than people usually expect at first What does engagement really mean? The impact of organisational values and […]

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