2nd Asia Pacific Symposium on Emotions in Worklife.

Symposium Program

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8.30 – 9:00

Registration, poster set up & coffee

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome by Prof. Ray Gordon, Head of Business School and
Prof. Cynthia D. Fisher, Symposium Chair

9.10 – 10.10am

Keynote Address: Prof. Robert Wood, Director of the Accelerated Learning Laboratory at UNSW: Understanding Emotions in Dynamic Personality Processes

10.10 – 10.45am

Morning Tea and Poster Viewing

10.45 – 11.30am

Round Table Discussion of Posters: Sessions 1 and 2

11.30 – 12.15pm

Round Table Discussion of Posters: Sessions 3 and 4

12.15 – 1.30pm

Symposium Luncheon: University Club

      Themed Presentations – Ethical Issues and Emotions

1.30 – 1.50pm

Kaylene Ascough and Neal Ashkanasy (University of Queensland)
Emotions and Unethical Behaviour

1.50 – 2:10pm

Marissa Edwards (University of Queensland)
Emotions as Antecedents of Employee Decision-making Following Wrongdoing

        Travel Support Scholarship Recipient Presentations

2:10 – 2.35pm

Manuela Batul Giangrande (INSEAD, France)
Need-based Incentives as Levers to Culture Change and Knowledge Sharing

2.35 – 3:00pm

Dorit Efrat, Anat Rafeli (Technion Institute of Technology, Israel), & Ella Miron-Spektor (Carnegie Mellon University).
The Effect of Emotion on Performance in Creative and Analytic Tasks: The Bright and Dark Sides of Anger

3:00 – 3.45pm

Afternoon Tea and Mystery Event

Special Presentations

3.45 – 4.15pm

Dorthe Eide & Frank Lindberg (Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway)
Studying Emotions through Breakdowns:  Methodological Consequences

4.15 – 4.45pm

Neal Ashkanasy (University of Queensland)
Emotions in Worklife: Where are we now?  Where are we headed?

4.45 – 5.00pm

Symposium Close and Future Planning – Prof. Cynthia D. Fisher

5.00 – 6.00pm

Post-Symposium Function
Drinks and Nibbles at Don’s Tavern on Campus


Round Table Discussion of Posters

Sessions 1 & 2
10.45am – 11.30am

Table 1: 
Mentor: Robert Wood

1. Marilyn Y. Jones, Mark T. Spence & Christine Vallaster: Using a Website to Create Brand Emotion

2. Eugene Y. J. Tee & Neal M. Ashkanasy: Emotional Contagion and the Susceptibility to Affect: Implications for Leadership

3. Sally V. Russell: Exploring the Antecedents of Pro-Environmental Behaviour: The Role of Emotion and Environmental Issue Ownership

4. Peter J. Jordan & Jane P. Murray: Memory of Emotions at Work and the Link to Organizational Citizenship Behaviors


Table 2: 
Mentor: Charmine Hartel

1. Jan Hinson: When Two Worlds Collide: Social Work, Trauma and the Complex Hospital Organization

2. Frances Peart: A Conceptual Framework of the Emotional Labour of Nurse Managers

3. Kaylene Ascough & Sarah Winch: The Emotion of Ethical Dissonance in Nurses

4. Yan Li & David Ahlstrom: Conceptual Decision Model of New Venture Creation


Sessions 3 & 4
11.30am – 12.15pm

Table 3: 
Mentor: Neal Ashkanasy

1. Alberto R. Melgoza: A Factor Analysis on the Workplace and Feelings Survey

2. Ashlea C. Troth, Peter J. Jordan & Sandra A. Lawrence: Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Problem Solving in Teams

3. S. Branch & Jane P. Murray: Reducing Antisocial and Counterproductive Behaviours in the Workplace Through Training


Table 4: 
Mentor: Cyn D. Fisher

1. Fabrizio Maimone & Marta Sinclair: Effects of Affective Space on Knowledge Creation and Sharing: Case Study of the Italian Branch of a German MNC

2. Charmine E. J. Härtel & Kathryn Page: Caring for Caregivers

3. Jean Althoff: Emergency Management: Exploring the Experience of Dealing with Disaster


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