Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Development

Sadri, Golnaz
September 2012
Public Personnel Management;Fall2012, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p535
Academic Journal
This paper reviews the current literature on the concept of emotional intelligence and makes recommendations for incorporating emotional intelligence into leadership development programs. The paper is divided into four sections: the first section identifies the two most cited models of emotional intelligence. Section two reviews research on the relationship between leadership and emotional intelligence. The third section provides a synopsis of the arguments for and against emotional intelligence. The fourth and final section illuminates how the components of emotional intelligence integrate with contemporary leadership development practices and suggests some methods for developing emotional intelligence competencies among managers and leaders.


Related Articles

  • Mission- or people-minded? ELLIS, LEE // Smart Business Florida;Fall2014, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p28 

    The article offers best practices to balance leadership. It presents four areas of leadership such as trust, results and emotional intelligence, and relationships. Also mentioned are two behaviors that best described natural talents of a leader which include results-oriented and...

  • Team spirit. Byrne, Richard // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Aug2012, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p27 

    The article offers tips on what is needed to create an effective team and examines the role of a team leader. It states that an effective team leader needs to have emotional intelligence and positive attitudes, as well as technically competent in relation to health and safety. It proposes the...

  • Positive Psychology and Leisure Education. Dattilo, John // Therapeutic Recreation Journal;2015, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p148 

    The purpose of this paper is to present a balanced and systematic leisure education service model grounded in positive psychology principles that are applied across diverse audiences and in various venues that is designed to facilitate the interrelated positive experiences of leisure, happiness,...

  • The 3 Rs of Emotional Intelligence: What's Your EQ? FABRY, DAVID; CULVER, KATHLEEN DEVLIN // Audiology Today;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p14 

    An interview with Jen Shirkani, one of the presenters at the AudiologyNOW! 2014 event, is presented. Topics include recognizing, reading, and responding or the 3Rs of emotional intelligence (EQ), the relationships developed by her pharmaceutical company Penumbra with employees and clients, and...

  • A Systems Approach to Developing Emotional Intelligence Using the Self-awareness Engine of Growth Model. Gill, Lesley; Ramsey, Philip; Leberman, Sarah // Systemic Practice & Action Research;Dec2015, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p575 

    Employers highly regard employees who demonstrate emotional intelligence (EI) in dealing with the everyday political, social and often emotionally-charged inter-personal exchanges and relationships that impact performance in the workplace. Apart from recruiting employees with EI skills, managers...

  • SELF-AWARENESS. Yeung, Rob // Rules of Emotional Intelligence;2009, p13 

    The article focuses on self awareness which is cited as the first step to become emotionally intelligent. It states that being self aware would mean to become conscious of the effect that an individual have on other people. According to the author, once a person becomes aware of his or her...

  • TRUST AS MODERATING EFFECT BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLES. Yunus, Noorlaila Hj.; Anuar, Siti Raibah // Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Feb2012, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p650 

    Transformational leadership styles of managers have been widely linked to positive individual and organizational consequences. This study examines the predictive relationship between emotional intelligence and transformational leadership styles of managers in commercial banks in Shah Alam. It...

  • EXECUTIVE PRESENCE 101. Xavier, Stephen // U.S. Business Review;Jul2006, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p6 

    The article discusses the role of executive presence in developing leadership. The key factors defining executive presence are described. A correlation between executive presence and high emotional intelligence is presented. A discussion on a leader's relationship with other people is provided....

  • Frontline Leadership. Moyer, Matt; Dunphy, Mike // Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2007, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p35 

    The article offers information on how to enhance emotional intelligence to achieve effective frontline leadership. The authors believe that emotional intelligence, aside from technical knowledge and solid interpersonal skills, is an integral part of efficient frontline leadership. Furthermore,...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics