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Measuring emotion : methodological issues and alternatives

Dasborough, Marie T , Sinclair, Marta , Russell-Bennett, Rebekah, & Tombs, Alastair (2008) Measuring emotion : methodological issues and alternatives. In Ashkanasy, Neal M. & Cooper, Cary L. (Eds.) Research companion to emotions in organizations. Edwin Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, U.K., pp. 197-208.

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Abstract

Given the increased profile of emotions in the past decade (Ashkanasy & Daus, 2002), the aim of this chapter is to raise awareness of measurement issues. As scholars, we are interested in examining emotions as dependent and independent variables, and also in manipulation checks to verify experimental induction of emotional states. In spite of the many studies on emotion, poor measurement remains the Achilles’ heel of this line of research (Huelsman, Furr, & Nemanick, 2003). Accurate assessment of emotion is imperative for advancing knowledge in this field; therefore, our focus is on critical evaluation of commonly used emotions measures

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ID Code: 14996
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
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Keywords: emotions, business, measurement
ISBN: 9781845426378
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing not elsewhere classified (150599)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Edwin Elgar Publishing
Deposited On: 30 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:42

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