Exploring feelings in the workplace - Emotions at work

Guest Editor Catherine Cassell introduces the special issue of the Occupational Psychology Section.
When the Occupational Psychology Section was given the chance to produce a special issue of The Psychologist there was a considerable debate among Section committee members about what kind of topic would be appropriate. We were keen to bring to readers’ attention the increasingly diverse and dynamic nature of occupational psychology, with its emphasis on the wide variety of experiences that individuals have in their work and organisational lives. We were also keen to demonstrate that the domain of occupational psychology is theoretically rich, while providing key insights for practitioners.

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