16th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Emotions in Worklife (APSEW)


16th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Emotions in Worklife (APSEW)

Date:      Thursday, 8th of December 2022
Venue:  Griffith University Business School, Gold Coast Campus, Brisbane, Australia

Room:   G42_2.11

UPDATE –  from Professor Neal Ashkanasy

Dear Colleagues

It is my pleasure to invite you to attend the 16th Asia Pacific Symposium on Emotions in the Workplace (APSEW), which will take place at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus on Thursday, 8th December from 9:00-5:00pm and online.  The Symposium is scheduled to take place immediately after ANZAM (6th-7th December) at the same location. The location is G42_2.11 Griffith Business School.  This year’s conference is a Hybrid event.  If you are unable to be present in person, let us know, and we will send you a Zoom link before the start of the Symposium so you can attend online.

APSEW is a meeting of scholars interested in the study of emotions in work settings and brings together postgraduate students, academics, and practitioners. The Symposium is being sponsored this year by the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources (ERHR) and the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) at Griffith University, the UQ Business School, and ANZAM2022.

Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/16th-asia-pacific-symposium-on-emotions-in-worklife-apsew-tickets-467354890057.  (This is required for catering purposes if you plan to attend in person, or to send the Zoom link if you plan to attend online.)

The keynote speaker will be Neal Ashkanasy, Professor of Management at the UQ Business School. Prof Ashkanasy studies emotion in organizations, leadership, culture, ethical and sustainable behaviour, and the physical environment of work. He is the founder of the Emonet Listserv and the APSEW Conference Series. He is also co-editor of the book series, Research on Emotion in Organizations. He has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and Review, the Journal of Management, and the Journal of Applied Psychology. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Review and Academy of Management Learning & Education.

The program for the day is as follows:-

8:30 AM – 09.00 AM       Registration and Networking
09.00 AM – 09.30 AM    Welcome
09.30 AM – 10:30 AM    Keynote speaker: Prof. Neal Ashkanasy, “Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Sustainability”
10:30 AM – 11.00 AM     Morning tea
11.00 AM – 12:30 PM     Paper Session 1: Negative emotions and how to deal with them

– ‘Green with Envy’: A Conceptual Model of Leaders’ Downward Envy in Organisations, Ms. Sabreen Kaur*#, Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia
– Employee communal orientation and emotional exhaustion: A moderated mediation examination of emotion regulation and supervisor compassion, Dr. Bichen Guan*, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland & Prof. Denise M. Jepsen Department of Management, Macquarie Business School, Macquarie University
– Ambivalent employee dysfunction: Uncertainty about self explains citizenship and counterproductive workplace behaviour paradox, Mr. Hamidreza (Hamid) Harati*, Ms. Mahsa Amirzadeh, Prof. Neal M. Ashkanasy, Dr. Justin Brienza, Business School, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM        Lunch

1:30 PM – 3.30 PM          Paper Session 2: Positive emotions in the workplace
– Joyful leadership, Ms. Katie McIntyre*, School of Business and Creative Industries, University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland
– The impact of leaders’ work passion on employees’ work experience, Ms. Velina Serafimova*, Macquarie University, Prof. Denise Jepsen, &Dr. Laramie Tolentino, Macquarie University
– Attitude & positive-negative work behaviours: A mediation-moderation analysis, Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal*# & Prof. R.K. Singh, University of Delhi, India

3.30 PM – 4.00 PM          Afternoon tea

4.00 PM – 4:45 PM          Paper Session 3: Some more macro views of emotion at work
– Affective chain reactions in merging organizations, Mr. Sandor Talas*, Dr. Andre A. Pekerti & Prof. Neal M. Ashkanasy, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
– Influence of leader emotional intelligence on team identification and team emotional climate, Miss Agata Bialkowski*, Dr. Michael Collins, 3 Prof. Neal M. Ashkanasy, Business School, University of Queensland, Australia & Prof. Charmine E. J. Härtel, Monash Business School, Monash University
– The emotional experience on the ward: Insights from time, space and physiological states, Dr. Rebecca Dickason*#, Gustave Eiffel University; Institute for Management Research (IRG), Paris, France) & Dr. Ben Apelojg University of Potsdam, Berlin, Germany

5:00 PM – 5.15 PM          Closing remarks
6.30 PM                               Dinner (venue TBA)

*Presenter; #Virtual presentation

Kind regards
Neal M. Ashkanasy