How to Moderate the Effect of Negative Moods on Your (Team's) Performance

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How to Moderate the Effect of Negative Moods on Your (Team's) Performance
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Moderator
POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE MOODS
You and your employees experience different moods. These moods can be roughly divided into positive and negative moods. Moods are important, because they influence the level of performance at work. Negative moods lead to lower levels of performance and productivity, and a good mood is often associated with higher levels of performance.

TWO ISSUES WITH NEGATIVE MOODS
However less is known about:
1. Why negative moods are associated with poor performance, and
2. What can be done about it.
Chi, Chang and Huang (2015) studied the types of negative moods and their associations with performance and productivity levels by applying a self-control theory. Some types of self-control related characteristics are able to mitigate the effects of negative moods on performance and productivity levels. If organizations can adapt their organizational practices towards such characteristics they can create an environment in which perf...Sign up
 

 
Can Self Control Theory also be Applied to Group/Organizational Emotions?
Andreas Jansen
There are not only moods or emotions on an individual level, but also on an organizational level we can find 'moods and emotions'. Could we also use t...Sign up
 

 
Association and Self Control
srinivas, Lecturer, India, Member
Probably having an association with an idea or concept which has all positive qualities and provide stability to rescue from deviant conditions which...Sign up
 

 
It Should Be Applied to All Level in the Organisation
Bun Chhun, Director, Cambodia, Member
Mood controlling is very important. It would be perfect if everyone could control his or her mood all the time but maybe it's not possible to do it a...Sign up
 

 
Organizations to Focus on Employees Consciousness
Samuel Thierry, Project Manager, Cameroon, Member
Consciousness and motivation are not only created by an individual, but can also be boosted by a good MANAGER/LEADER with good communication skills an...Sign up
 

 
Involving Employees in Overall Development of the Organization Resulted in Positive Thinking
Gurdeep Singh, Consultant, India, Member
This self control theory is interesting for organizations that really need a positive outcome from their employees irrespective of their moods. Of cou...Sign up
 

 
What Leads to Positive and Negative Moods
Emmanuel Duru, Analyst, Nigeria, Member
What engenders positive and negative moods is determined by inherent catalysts, instincts and variable factors. For instance: environmental, financial...Sign up
 

 
He/She versus the Organization!
Omar Bawajeeh, Saudi Arabia, Member
There is no doubt and it is a fact I experienced that a positive mood/attitude is important to succeed and leads to a higher level of production, both...Sign up
 

 
Observations around Moods of Individuals
Briolett, Manager, Canada, Member
As noted above external factors influence our ability to rise above negative moods. Too many negative factors all at once can be like trying to lift a...Sign up
 

 
 

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