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WORKEE – Emotions and development of expertise in the workplace

WORKEE -research project examines the development of expertise and related emotions in the context of learning at work. The research provides new information on companies in the field of technology as learning environments, as well as the connection between emotions, the development of expertise and career success. The research data consists of a questionnaire, the level of arousal measured by the smart ring (electrodermal activity), self-reported emotion data collected by the smart device application, and in-depth interviews.

The research will increase the understanding of emotions in the context of workplace learning, and thus help organizations to develop their learning environments from the point of view of supporting professional growth and promoting well-being at work.

Funding source

The project is funded by Työsuojelurahasto (The Finnish Work Environment Fund).