Contextual Intelligence Behavior Analysis

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Capability to distinguish trends in the face of complexity and in un-certainty besides showing matured adaptability to shape events is what is implied in contextual leadership. It allows leaders to adopt to the style of functioning to the need of the hour(situations) and to the needs of the followers. This may require the leader to create a system which facilitates the flow of information. This ability involves profitable use of transactional and transformational skills of the leader. Some organizations like GE train their personnel to develop contextual intelligence.
4. Contextual Intelligence Behaviour Contextually intelligent individuals weave these behaviours together. This is a heavily nuanced ability in the sense that each of the following
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Terenzini(1993) opined that knowledge of many of these conditions is a must for ‘Contextual intelligence’. Only on understanding the contextual ethos, one can fully behave in a contextually intelligent manner.
Hayes and Brown (2004) provide a useful analogy by describing how developing contextual intelligence follows a similar process as one would have when preparing to enter a foreign country for the first time. In such a case, the Intelligence or power may not matter which whereas the knowledge of local language, customs, culture, practices or history of that country may matter. In other words in gaining influence their intelligence, personality, position, and power may not be of any value in gaining influence, if they are not aware of the local context.
Most of the Leadership Literature which includes contextual factors will mainly focus on one specific situation or scenario. According to Fiedler(1967) the leadership does not occur in vacuum, this paved the way for further research resulting in mutual influence of leaders and context on each other(Endler & Magnusson, 1976). If single context is focused for judging performance it may result in performance
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To determine the importance of contextual intelligence for employees in Banking Sector
2. To identify the factors which influence the contextual intelligence in Banking Sector
3. To identify the reasons how contextual intelligence plays an important role in banking sector.

The validity of any research depends on the systematic method of collecting the data and analyzing the same in a logical and sequential order. In the present study, an extensive use of both primary and secondary data was made. The present study has been mainly based on survey method. Primary data have been collected by issuing questionnaires directly to the respondents who are working in Banking sector. Simple Random sampling technique was employed to select the sample respondents from the selected Banking industry totally 100 employees were chosen.
The collected data has been analyzed using Factor Analysis with the help of statistical package for social science


A limitation of this study lies in its small sample size. However there exists the potential for studying these skill sets for a wider population and in other sectors as well. Additional research and inquiry on Contextual Intelligence is certainly needed, may be including some more

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