Skip to main content
Article
Why Does Affect Matter in Organizations?
Academy of Management Perspectives
  • Sigal G. Barsade
  • Donald E. Gibson, Fairfield University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2007
Disciplines
Abstract
Interest in and research about affect in organizations have expanded dramatically in recent years. This article reviews what we know about affect in organizations, focusing on how employees' moods, emotions, and dispositional affect influence critical organizational outcomes such as job performance, decision making, creativity, turnover, prosocial behavior, teamwork, negotiation, and leadership. This review highlights pervasive and consistent effects, showing the importance of affect in shaping a wide variety of organizational behaviors, the knowledge of which is critical for researchers, managers, and employees.
Comments

Copyright 2007 Academy of Management

A link to full text has been provided for authorized subscribers.

Published Citation
Barsade, S. G. & Gibson, D. E. 2007. “Why Does Affect Matter in Organizations?” Academy of Management Perspectives, Vol. 21(1), pp. 36-59.
DOI
10.5465/AMP.2007.24286163
None
Peer Reviewed
Citation Information
Sigal G. Barsade and Donald E. Gibson. "Why Does Affect Matter in Organizations?" Academy of Management Perspectives Vol. 21 Iss. 1 (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/donald_gibson/24/