Decision Making, And Leadership : A Self Assessment

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EI, Decision-Making, and Leadership: A Self-Assessment
The newest additions to leadership and the traits organizations now seek out includes Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Decision-Making (DM). Acknowledging the transformation of emotions from a negative unwanted factor to a positive, successful factor in organizational terms is essential in today 's’ job market. Moreover, today’s organizational view, EI is indispensable to the effectiveness of leadership (Fambrough, & Hart, 2008). The fact that employees with high EI build solid organizational foundations while those with lower EI are problematic for their organization. Additionally, research has indicated EI equipped leaders think clearly and accurately about emotions that are capable of anticipating or coping with change more effectively (Mayer, & Caruso, 2002). Knowing EI is one of two commodities sought by organizations is useful; knowing the second is necessary.
Today’s Organizations also seek leaders who are successful at DM also to EI. Organizations view the three step process of DM as: recognizing a problem, choosing alternative solutions from existing choices, and assessing the results as a cognitive and desired characteristic (Tambe, & Krishnan, 2000). Furthermore, many DM events are understood as other than linear decisions which require creative structure from the messy chaos. The DM process is believed to incorporate many desired characteristics that include: proactivity, willingness, incremental step…
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