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Kuchinke Interviewed About Managing Emotions in the Workplace

by WAND News / Feb 28, 2020

Peter Kuchinke speaks to WAND-TV

Are men or women more emotional in the workplace?

When it comes to the workplace, tensions and emotions often run high. However, a new study says men are more emotional in the office.

According to out of the United Kingdom, men are twice as likely to get emotional because their “ideas weren’t heard” or because they “were criticized.”

While men are more likely to shout or quit their jobs, it’s women who are twice as likely to cry at work. Experts say managing emotions, also known as “emotional intelligence,” keeps the work environment neutral.

"We need to be aware and recognize our emotions, second we need to understand them, third we need to manage our emotions or the expression of our emotions and fourth we need to learn how to use the emotions," said Peter Kuchinke, professor for the Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Illinois.

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