As nurses, one may experience varied emotions such as happiness, sadness, anxiety, failure, anger and etc. Nurses are programmed to respond to a vast array of emotions. As a nurse leader, it is critical that emotional intelligence come into play. This intelligence helps us acknowledge our emotional instinct and help us to act rational. Emotional intelligence gives us the ability to withdraw our own emotions from a situation to make a strategic decision for the benefit of a patient. According to Daniel Goleman (1998), Emotional Intelligence is "the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions well in ourselves and in our relationships.
Searching for the words “Emotional Intelligence” in (thesaurus.com, 2018), would give the meaning; “the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically”. Emotional intelligence is the key to both personal and professional success. In many years, emotional intelligence has been considered as a requirement in order to achieve effective leadership (Yusof, et al, 2014). This essay will discuss the definition of emotional intelligence and explain it in depth, it will preview and explain the four areas of emotional intelligence, how these areas are used, and then will explain a bit of leadership and how can leadership be effective mentioning some of the areas of
In the United States of America, law enforcement agencies are at times concerned with developing the leadership capabilities they need to become an effective leader. Researchers stated that interpersonal skills in law enforcement agencies is important because police officers are taught to treat all individuals with respect, courtesy, and sensitivity (Leadership Core Competencies, n.d.). People from different backgrounds responds differently, so it is important to learn how to receive and give feedbacks in order to create positive situation. If a police officer does not have the skills to develop interpersonal skills, they should work on speaking skills as well as work with personal relationships such as relatives, coworkers, and the community.
Emotional intelligence contributes a great deal to a person’s performance. Our emotional intelligence serves as the foundation of critical skills that has an impact on our everyday living (Skills You Need). Also, people with high emotional intelligence are able to form relationships easily, and can manage stress effectively. Wilcox (n.d.), in her blog “Emotional Intelligence is No Soft Skill”, states that “in fact, emotional intelligence—the ability to, say, understand your effect on others and manage yourself accordingly—accounts for nearly 90 percent of what moves people up the ladder when IQ and technical skills are roughly similar.” This refers to how a higher emotional intelligence actually improves our hard skills which
Based on the reflection of emotional intelligence case study on Kathy Smith, she is a experienced and competent project manager with ambitious, determined, confident and goal oriented. With the assigned of oversee a multimillion-dollar chemical plant construction project in southeast asia, she need to work with a team of local people. The working style of Kathy is top to down which is directive and performance-oriented. In my understanding of this case study, Kathy Smith is a person that lacks of cross cultural intelligence and competence. Despite experiencing problems with the team, she tend to persists in her own normal approach to work. This might be a sign of lacking awareness of problem.
In “Serve To Be Great” Tenney makes several references to the importance of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize emotions, control them, and apply them to solving a problem or task. In the fire service we deal with hectic and disturbing situations daily. It is imperative that we as leaders are able to maintain a calm and collected demeanor.
Police Personality Joe (Ty) Trail Final Paper CRJ 451 Professor Barthe 12/10/2014 Altogether, there are a vast number of jobs whether it is a lawyer, teacher and doctor that many people inspire to be. For every job, each person develops distinctive qualities in order to adapt and respond in their environment. For a police officer, however, they are mainly focused on authority, danger and efficiency.
Law Enforcement and Mental Health “One of my first calls on the MHU (Mental Health Unit) was of a gentleman having a psychotic episode. He had jumped out of my patrol car on the way to the hospital, took off running down the main street, screaming ‘Satan is chasing me God HELP me! Don’t let Satan catch me again!’ all the while he is stripping down to his birthday suit. I can tell you that the mentally ill can be fast and strong when they have these types of episodes.
Law Enforcement and Mental Health “One of my first calls on the MHU (Mental Health Unit) was of a gentleman having a psychotic episode. He had hurdled out of my patrol car on the way to the hospital, took off running down the main street, screaming ‘Satan is chasing me God HELP me! Don’t let Satan catch me again!’ all the while he is stripping down to his birthday suit. I can tell you that the mentally ill can be fast and strong when they have these types of episodes.
There is definitely more stress, both good and bad, in the criminal justice field than most other fields. The good stress is the excitement of catching criminals and helping the public, which is like the good stress of scoring a touchdown in football or hitting a homerun in baseball. The bad stress come from things that those in other fields do not see such as “exposure to murders, numerous car accidents, seeing hurt kids, and other types of secondhand trauma” (Herships, 2015, par. 2). On the job bad stress also comes from the tough administrative policies and procedures that accompany the criminal justice field (Cronkhite, 2013). These stresses can lead to suicide if not kept under control as police officers have a higher suicide
Considering my test based on emotional intelligence my score on this assessment is rationally good, but there is a space for improvement. General, I am objectively skilled at understanding and dealing with my emotions. Based on part on emotional identification, perception, and expression my score showed 77 which explain that I am reasonably skilled when it comes to the core ability of identifying, perceiving and expressing emotions in myself and others as well. Looking on part on emotional facilitation of thought my score showed 83 which means I am aware of the guiding potential of my own emotions, and usually tune in to my feelings as a means to direct my judgment, reasoning, and actions. My score for emotional understanding showed score of
Psychologist have many roles in the criminal justice system. They are applied scientist, basic scientist, policy evaluator, and advocate. There are three systems within the criminal justice system that psychologist work in that is in law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Each one of these areas have different sections in our legal system. Psychologist doesn’t only study criminals, they also study the individuals inside the system such as the judge, police officers, prison guards, and several others. Police psychologist can be involved in several ways. One way can be providing advice and counseling for police officers. Another way is making sure officers are fit enough to complete a task as an officer. According to research “Police and public
Occupational stress is a problem for law enforcement officers because of the effects on job performance, health, alcoholism, drug abuse and suicide as well as family issues. It is important to identify and combat the sources of stress to improve the lives of the officers. The Early Warning system is a very good tool in foreseeing and combating some of these very issues. It provides a early identification and intervention of misconduct as well as other issues or performance problems (Peak, Gaines, & Glenson, 2009, p. 261). This gives law enforcement administrators a better view at foreseeing stress created from certain traumatic events or family problems.
Supporting a child’s healthy social and emotional growth takes commitment from all primary caregivers involved in the child’s life: mothers, fathers, grandparents, child care providers and other key adults. Young children observe caregivers’ relationships, and this shapes their expectations for how people treat each other. Young children attain social emotional competence when adults have positive interactions with infants and toddlers in their care. Repeated interactions lead to predictable relationships, because the infant or young child begins to know how the caregiver will respond to him or her. This pattern of responses creates the emotional connection the child has to the caregiver. Therefore, the key to building positive relationships
Emotional intelligence is an important factor which influences an individual success in their life (Ishak, Chiu, Rahim, Mahat, Hashim, Mutalib and Jdaitawi, 2013). “Intellectual intelligence contributes only 20% to one’s success while the remaining 80% of a person’s success in life is contributed by emotional and social intelligence” (Goleman, 1997). Yusof and Yaacob (2012) had mentioned that in their study that “Emotional intelligence is one of the main aspects of the National Education Philosophy”. Through the National Education Philosophy the important for emotional intelligence is extremely obvious and essential as intellectual intelligence and spiritual intelligence. If the students possess positive emotions towards their course, they