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Leadership: Emotional Intelligence

What are the implications of emotional intelligence for leaders? Explain your answer by using personal examples.

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Emotional intelligence is defined "as the ability necessary to identify, assess and control the emotions of oneself, other people or entire groups" (May, 2013). It means having the skills to control one's emotions, as well as to "read the room" or interpret the moods and emotions of others with whom one is interacting. As a leader this is invaluable, since it is important to maximize the potential of one's staff. Getting ...

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This solution discusses the implications of emotional intelligence for leaders and provides examples. Includes APA references.