Strategies to change your emotions include thinking about more pleasant things

Strategies to change your emotions include thinking

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identify and modify the emotions you feel. Strategies to change your emotions include thinking about more pleasant things, suppressing negative thoughts, distracting yourself, reappraising the situation, or engaging in relaxation techniques. Changing your emotions takes effort, and this effort can be exhausting. Emotion suppression appears to be especially difficult to do effectively and can lead to more negative emotions; reappraising situations is usually more effective in increasing positive emotions and limiting negative emotions. 8. How do you apply concepts about emotions and moods to specific OB issues? Answer: Emotions and moods have proven relevant for virtually every OB topic we study, and they have implications for managerial practice. I believe that if the organization select the employees based on their high level of emotional intelligence, it’ll be easier for organization to control the behaviour of the employees. Thus, with the ease of control the organization should be able to detect any interruption in the employee’s behaviour and get rid of it as soon as possible.
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  • Fall '12
  • Michael R. Carrell, Christina Heavrin, J.D.

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