Emotional Intelligence Research Paper

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Emotions Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Huda Abdalla Ibrahim 200901530 PSY 212 - 501 Zayed University Mercedes Sheen December 13, 2012 Fall Semester 2012 Word count: 1,553 Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................ 3 2.0 Research Methodology …………………………………………………………… 8 3.0 Results ………………..…………………………………………………………… 9 4.0 Conclusion ……………………………………………………………………… 15 References ………………………………………………………………………........ 16 Appendix ……………………………………………………………………………… 17 Emotions Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace According to Merriam-Webster website (2012), an…show more content…
Leadership success and the emotional intelligence in the UAE Amongst the Middle East nations, United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the leading business capital. A study was conducted by Freedman et al. (2010) based on the Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Assessment (SEI). Various leaders with job positions were selected from different sectors including freelance, employee, manager, executive, and entrepreneur within the Middle East context. The results below revealed that there is a strong association between emotional intelligence (EI) and performance, especially between the group of entrepreneurs of over 70%. [pic] [pic] It is obvious that the top performers scored 1.2 times higher on EI than those with low performance rate. We can conclude that the professional success can be brought by emotional intelligence skills, in addition to performance factors such as, Decision Making, Effectiveness, and Influence. Research Methodology A survey was distributed to 16 participants including female students as well as a teacher. It was conducted on people with different backgrounds and ages ranging from 17 – 50. The questionnaire has 10 questions and they are multiple choices, ranging from 2 to 6 choices. One question contains a short answer which tries to address the anticipation of poor knowledge of EI in the UAE. This survey is designed to provide validity of peoples’
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