According to the originators of emotional intelligence (Mayer & Salovey, 1997), there are four competencies that encompass this important skill: (1) the ability to perceive, appraise, and express emotion accurately; (2) the ability to access and generate feelings when they facilitate cognition; (3) the ability to understand affect-laden information and make use of emotional knowledge; and (4) the ability to regulate emotions to promote growth and well-being. In today's organizational atmosphere, which of these four would you consider to be the most important competency and why? How would a coach help develop this selected competency in a client?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 23, 2018, 6:31 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/psychology/positive-psychology/competencies-emotional-intelligence-593206
Hi, and thank you so much for choosing Brain Mass! So, this is a great article and great topic on positive and emotional intelligence. Salovey and Mayer introduced the definition of emotional intelligence as a challenge to intelligence theorists to contemplate an expanded role for the emotional system in conceptual schemes of human abilities, and to investigators of emotion who had historically considered the arousal of affect as disorganizing of cognitive activity. If one were to choose or consider one of these competencies most important and why, I would actually say that may be inclined to state that all four competencies all collective and all encompass this important each skill set. For example, (1) the ability to perceive, appraise, and express emotion accurately; (2) the ability to access and generate feelings when they facilitate ...
Competencies to Emotional Intelligence