University of Kerbala Discussing an M.A Thesis on the Impact of Emotion Regulation on Employees’ Work-related Attitudes

Faculty of Administration and Economics / University of Kerbala has discussed the M.A thesis which is entitled the impact of regulating emotions on employees’ work-related attitudes – an analytical study of opinions of a sample of employees at Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University / Technical Institute in Al-Musayyib District in Babylon Governorate.
The thesis, submitted by Najwa Fandi Aziz, aims at exploring availability of emotional regulation in its dimensions at Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University in Babylon Governorate.
The study includes adopting six dimensions of emotion regulation (emotional awareness, facing reality, emotion regulation strategies, emotional understanding and emotional response, and participation in goal-directed behaviour).
The study also adopts three dimensions of variable dependent on employees’ attitudes represented by (cognitive attitude, perceptual attitude, and behavioural attitude), defined by a main question that reflects intellectual perception of the problem, which is: Does regulating emotions affect employees’ work-related attitudes in work environment of Technical Institute in Al-Musayyab / Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University? .
The study concludes that achieving emotional regulation leads to maintain efficiency and flexibility in choosing work patterns by the employee, which reduces employee’s disappointment in the event that he does not master something or there is a defect in completing a job.
The thesis recommends proposing ways to develop emotional regulation among employees through simulation programmes by placing the employee in specific circumstances and environments.