Cross-National Explorations of the Impact of Affect at Work Using the State-Trait Emotion Measure: A Coordinated Series of Studies in the United States, China, and Romania

  title={Cross-National Explorations of the Impact of Affect at Work Using the State-Trait Emotion Measure: A Coordinated Series of Studies in the United States, China, and Romania},
  author={Edward L. Levine and Xian Xu and Liuqin Yang and Dan Ispas and Horia D. Pitariu and Ran Bian and Dan Ding and Roxana Capotescu and Hongsheng Che and Simona Musat},
  journal={Human Performance},
  pages={405 - 442}
This series of studies using samples drawn in three diverse cultural contexts—the United States, China, and Romania—focused on the role of discrete emotion feelings (Izard, 2009) in predicting job satisfaction and performance. Our research goals required that we develop and validate a new measure, the State-Trait Emotion Measure (STEM), which provides assessments of a diverse array of discrete emotion feelings, dispositions corresponding to these, and aggregations of these to index state and… 

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