Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Write a 3-5 page (not including title and reference page) paper surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence and its role in organizational effectiveness. Consider discussing emotional intelligence and other leadership qualities and skills needed to lead change in an organization.

For this assignment, begin by watching the following TedxUCIrvine talk, The Power of Emotional Intelligence:

After you watch the video, take the Emotional Intelligence Test here:

Now that you have watched the video and finished the Emotional Intelligence Test, use the following prompts as a guide to complete this assignment:

Reflect on Dr. Travis Bradberry’s discussion about Emotional Intelligence (EI). What were 2-3 key things you took away from the discussion
Review the results of your Emotional Intelligence Test and assess the key strengths and weaknesses of your results as they relate to the five components of EI. Consider summarizing each of the five components and relate them back to your results in your paper.
Explain the role of EI in leading change in an organization. Consider describing other key traits and characteristics of an effective change leader.

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