Emotional Contagion: Its Impact on Organizational Life with Prof. Sigal Barsade (Livecast from Wharton)

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
9:00am— 9:30am
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Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor; Professor of Management

Tuesday, May 19  |  10–10:30 a.m. EDT

Emotional contagion is a dangerous part of a pandemic because it affects our decisions and behaviors. Professor Barsade, a world-renowned expert in emotional contagion and emotions in organizations, will be interviewed by Jeff Klein, the Executive Director of the Wharton McNulty Leadership Program, and will discuss the phenomenon of emotional contagion.

In this livecast, Professor Barsade will discuss how to:

  • Combat negative emotional contagion and increase positive emotional contagion
  • Use emotions for greater effectiveness at work during both crises and non-crises situations
  • Mitigate the negative effects of loneliness in our remote working environment

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