The Role of Anticipatory Emotions and their Contagiousness in an IS Project
Hekkala, Riitta; Salo, Markus (2020). The Role of Anticipatory Emotions and their Contagiousness in an IS Project. In ICIS 2020 : Proceedings the 41st International Conference on Information Systems (. Association for Information Systems, 1466. https://aisel.aisnet.org/icis2020/is_development/is_development/4/
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The previous research has shown increasing interest in understanding anticipatory emotions and their contagion, which can happen in dyads or groups as well as in other settings in organizations. The role of anticipatory emotions and their behavioral effects remain unexplored in IS projects. To address the research gap, we conducted a qualitative and longitudinal case study in order to understand what arethe role and consequences of the anticipatory emotions in IS project work, and how their contagiousness emerges over time. Adopting a model of group emotional contagion as a theoretical lens provided us with an opportunity to explain the relationship between anticipatory emotions and emotional contagion, and how they influence individual-and group-level outcomes. In terms of a theoretical contribution, we provide an answer to the call for an understanding of anticipatory emotions and emotional contagion, their influence on group dynamics, and the processes and outcomes of collective emotions. ...
PublisherAssociation for Information Systems
Parent publication ISBN978-1-7336325-5-3
ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Systems
Is part of publicationICIS 2020 : Proceedings the 41st International Conference on Information Systems