Emotions in the Workplace: Purpose & Functions


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Emotions are _____ feelings developed specifically from _____.

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1. In the morning, Tara glances over at her coworkers, Barb and Debra, and notices that both of them look upset. Later, Tara passes Barb in the hallway and notices that she appears lost in anxious thought. Later that afternoon, Tara starts to feel upset though she isn't sure why. This sounds like a case of _____.

2. Which one of the following is NOT connected to positive emotions in the workplace?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Emotions can run high in a stressful workplace. In this quiz, you'll be tested on the idea of emotions, as well as how they can impact a workplace and its employees.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your emotion knowledge in the following ways:

  • Define emotions
  • Recognize a nonverbal way to transfer emotions
  • Understand what can improve employees' health
  • Determine what a given workplace situation is an example of
  • Know what negative emotions can do

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the lesson on workplace emotions
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about negative emotions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to successfully answer questions about the effects emotions can have in the workplace

Additional Learning

If you want to know more, our lesson titled Emotions in the Workplace: Purpose & Functions can help you. It covers the following objectives:

  • Define emotions
  • Explain the function of positive emotions and its benefits
  • Provide examples of negative emotions in the workplace