Understanding Of Emotional Intelligence, Organizational Leadership, And Workplace

795 Words Jun 12th, 2016 4 Pages
Statement of the Problem
The 2014 Time Warner Annual Report identified several risk factors that the organization must address to remain competitive in the global market. Mitigating some of these risks; the report recommends that the organization reduce and reallocate resources from its portfolio of brands to stay economically viable among industry leaders. This reduction resulted in a 20% attrition rate. Not only did the organization lose money, a vast amount of innovation, intellect, relationships and trust Sherman (2012), exited the organization. In addition to this critical loss, the remaining employees were left to perform business as usual. Downey (2011) indicated that emotional intelligence, organizational leadership, and workplace culture are directly linked to how employees relate to the leaders of an organization. The understanding of emotional intelligence, its components and a comparable leadership style such as transformational leadership is vital to the success of an organization.
The general organizational problem is that employees are burned-out, their lack of trust in senior leadership is affecting the morale of the remaining employees. In that, emotions are frayed, management has difficulty understanding emotional intelligence, leadership style and the impact these components have on organizational change. This problem is impacting divisions within the organization and the employees who attempt to support the vision of the senior leadership team…
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