Emotional intelligence has a significant impact on our professional careers. It is important to understand what is and it’s important in our workplace. We all have different personalities as we have learned in MBTI and emotional capabilities, these diverse factors can greatly impact the way we work , interact or behave at home. According to Dan Goleman (1996) from ihhp.com (nd), emotional intelligence (or EQ) is the ability to know and mange one’s emotions and as well as emotions of others. (ihhp.com.
Emotions, cognitions and motivation are the main characters in this theater of human mind. But this cognitive perspective is still not sufficient to understand why people behave the way they do. A theory of personality structure, that guides human vitality in certain ways, is required. A theoretical framework of emotional intelligence should take into account human personality and its implications. As Saarni (2000) mentioned “it is surprisingly that emotional intelligence has often been defined without reference to the ethical values of one's ego identity and an individual’s developmental history, as if the human personality was completely flat”.
Emotional intelligence is the capability of an individual to be able to recognize their own emotions and those of others, and recognize the different feelings and be able to label them.Emotional intelligence also refers to a number of skills including the following, self-control, self-awareness, sensitivity, self-motivation, and more.There are many tests to see if a person has a high emotional intelligence.I believe emotional intelligence is used for tons of things and it is also great for someone to have If someone has poor emotional intelligence they can lose their temper or become broken hearted easily.poor emotional intelligence can lead to certain disorders, violence, crimes, and self-harm. Emotional intelligence is not like any other
This describes the ability to have effective relationships and is also the ability that underpins popularity, leadership and interpersonal effectiveness. Mayer and Salovey (1993:433) defines emotional intelligence as a type of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one 's own and others ' emotions, to distinguish among them, and to use the information to guide one 's thinking and actions. Mayer and Salovey (1997) revised this definition to include: • the ability to perceive accurately, appraise, and express emotion. • the ability to access and/ or generate feelings when they facilitate thought. • the ability to understand emotion and emotional
The cornerstone model of emotional intelligence proposes four constructs known as cornerstones to explain the concept of emotions. These four cornerstones are emotional literacy, emotional fitness, emotional depth and emotional alchemy. • Emotional literacy: this entails the knowledge of one’s emotion and how it functions. It builds a locus of personal efficacy and confidence through emotional honesty, energy, awareness, feedback, intuition, responsibility and connection. • Emotional fitness: it involves emotional hardiness and flexibility which builds one’s authenticity, believability and resilience, expanding one’s circle of trust and one’s capacity for listening, managing conflict and making the most constructive discontent.
The intention of this paper is to explain on the relevancy of ‘Emotional Intelligence’ in which of how it is connected in organizational behavior. ‘Emotional Intelligence’ (EQ) was first introduced to the public in 1995 by a physiologist named Dr. Daniel Goleman, even other sources were aware that it may have discussed earlier to date as of 1985. According to Goleman, ‘Emotional Intelligence’ is a type of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one’s own and other’s feeling and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and actions. In the context of organizational behavior, the ‘Emotional Intelligence’ principles provide a new way to understand and assess people's behaviors, management
Intelligence can be praised as a quality in animals; intellect, being a unique manifestation of human dignity, is both praised and assailed as a quality in men” (Hofstadter 1963:25). What Hofstadter is establishing is that intelligence is an academic, regurgitation of already established ideas that neatly fit into the ideologies of society. Intellect on the
Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you. People with a high degree of emotional intelligence know what they 're feeling, what their emotions mean, and how these emotions can affect other people. Sometime our emotions can get in the way of our sense of judgement but, the ability to control and separate emotions from work is very crucial in the field of leadership. Invariably, the traditional concept of intelligence would be a person’s ability to solve problems, logically and critical. Sometimes, these traits of intelligence are labeled raw intelligence.
The ability for a person to examine their own and other’s feelings and use this information to influence their own thinking and actions is defined as emotional intelligence (Zhu, Liu, Guo, Zhao, & Lou, 2015). Emotional intelligence is self-development concept designed to heighten the control of feelings and interpersonal affiliations (Heckemann, M.G.A. Schols, & Halfens, 2015). Emotional intelligence is important skill for nursing leadership in the fact that nursing is a holistic experience and nurses need to be able to be able to provide emotional, spiritual, and social needs to patients along with their technical skills (Zhu et al., 2015). Having the ability to process one’s own emotions while simultaneously accessing the needs of others is emotional intelligence (Zhu et al., 2015).
Its roots can be traced back to the world of Charles Darwin who worked on the importance of emotional expression for survival and adaptation. The term first came into picture in the year 1985 when Wayne Payne published his doctoral thesis on A Study of Emotion: Developing Emotional Intelligence. This proposition was mainly based on the impression that society’s historical repression of emotions is the source of all sorts of problems such as depression, obsession, illness, religious conflict, fierceness and war. Prior to this work, this term had appeared in Leuner in 1966. In 1989, Stanley Greenspan put forth an EI model followed by Salovey and Mayer in 1990.