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Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

What is the role of emotional intelligence in individual and organizational motivational strategies for cross-cultural organizational leadership? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this motivational strategy in cross-cultural leadership?

"Cross-cultural" leadership occurs both across and within geographic borders. How is the use of emotional intelligence for motivation different in these scenarios? Provide examples to support your opinion.

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In the current business scenario, organizations are operating their business on a global basis; that is the reason that it is necessary to manage the cross-cultural organizational leadership effectively. At that time, organizations can use emotional intelligence in order to implement some effective motivational strategies to manage the cross-cultural business in an effective manner.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions, so as the assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge and regulations of emotions in order to promote emotional and intellectual growth (Salovey, Brackett & Mayer, 2004). According to this definition of emotional intelligence, emotion makes thinking more intelligent and makes people think intelligently about emotions. In addition, role of emotional intelligence in the cross-culture leadership can be crucial in order to ensure the success of firms in the global market by understanding consumer's and employee's emotions.

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

Role of leadership is crucial in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of an organization in the market. It shows that leaders have some personal capabilities that help them to drive outstanding performance within the organizations. These personal capabilities can technical skills in terms of engineering and accounting, cognitive skills like analytical reasoning and competencies demonstrating emotional intelligence such as the ability of leaders to work with others and effectiveness in leading change (Reilly & Karounos, 2009). Apart from this, several research studies demonstrate ...

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