Most of us have worked for a leader who created an environment that made turning up to work miserable and a chore. You probably know someone who, or maybe you've even quit a job because of the manager or leader. The plague of the emotionally unaware leader is rife across the globe. So much of the poor leadership we experience is because leaders lack emotional self-awareness and fail to understand how their mood affects the people they lead.
This phenomenon is known as Emotional contagion. Where one person's emotions directly influence those of others. “Emotions travel from person to person like a virus," says Wharton management professor Sigal Barsade, the pioneer of the field of research on the affective revolution, the study of how people and organisations are inevitably affected by the emotions of those around them.
Emotional contagion has a significant impact on the performance of a...
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