Emotional Intelligence and Business

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I would definitely talk to the people that are running the contest and inform them of situation and the plagiarism that went on. I would then talk to the person that was doing the plagiarizing and let them know of my disapproval as well as let that person know that I had talked to the people running the contest and informed them of the situation. I think that a person with high emotional intelligence would have handled the situation as I did. A person with medium emotional intelligence would have probably done all of the same things but in more of a (“in your face”) confrontational way. A person with low emotional intelligence would have probably just confronted the person doing the plagiarizing in a violent and confrontational way. We probably all know people, either at work or in our personal lives, who are really good listeners. No matter what kind of situation we're in, they always seem to know just what to say – and how to say it – so that we're not offended or upset. They're caring and considerate, and even if we don't find a solution to our problem, we usually leave feeling more hopeful and optimistic. We probably also know people who are masters at managing their emotions. They don't get angry in stressful situations. Instead, they have the ability to look at a problem and calmly find a solution. They're excellent decision makers, and they know when to trust their intuition. Regardless of their strengths, however, they're usually willing to look at themselves honestly. They take criticism well, and they know when to use it to improve their performance. As a case in point, I will evaluate my former manager on each of the five components of emotional intelligence. First, she had high levels of self-awareness. For examp... ... middle of paper ... ...sults were compared with those from another 140 supervisors, peers, and Regression analyses showed that there is a positive correlation between the emotional intelligence of managers and organizational climate. The results of the analyses also show that among emotional intelligence's factors, social awareness and self-awareness have more influence on organizational climate, while among organizational climate factors, credibility is most influenced by managers' emotional intelligence.” References Goleman, D. (2001). Working With Emotional Intelligence. Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga. Goleman, D. (1997). Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga. Retrieved from http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newCDV_59.htm Retrieved from http://ppm.sagepub.com/content/38/2/35.abstract
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