Bar-On And Trait Model Analysis

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Emotional Intelligence: Bar-On & Trait Model
Jordan C. Doucette
Arizona State University

Bars-On model puts an emphasis on emotionally and socially intelligence behavior involved with emotional expression. Furthermore, this model of emotional-social intelligence contains integrated elements of emotional and social competencies as well as tools and facilitators that regulate how one adequately is able to understand and express emotion as well as understand and relate to others. The EQ-I scale model includes a set of intrapersonal, interpersonal, adaptability, stress management and general mood. It is considered to be an overall effective performance when all of the traits are utilized.
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Additionally, this ability to understand and accommodate equips the individual with the power to utilize their personal emotions and personality advantages to comprehend and regulate with others they interact with. Alternatively, the Trait model is so dependent on the personality of an individual in order to evaluate emotional quotient, some believe the Trait model does not have the legitimacy to assess emotional quotient. It is believed that the Trait model is better off within the groundwork of cognitive-emotional ability. However, this model does include elemental factors that correlate with emotional intelligence.


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