Emotional management is a key part of emotional intelligence and self aware leaders. Learn how emotional management affects productivity. Greater emotional management skills also predicts increased job performance for young people. A 2020 study took data from 184 participants aged 17 to 30 to examine anxiety as a predictor of work performance and job satisfaction with emotional regulation and coping skills as moderators. The results demonstrated that “greater conscientiousness and greater anxiety, and greater ER [emotional regulation] skills and greater anxiety, predicted more positive work outcomes."