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Emotional intelligence theory revisited

Mohd. Yusof, Halimah (2015) Emotional intelligence theory revisited. In: International Conference on Human Resources Development 2015, 5-7 Apr, 2015, Johor Bahru, Johor.



Emotional Intelligence is an interesting contemporary theory in human psychology. In which, the emotional intelligence is known as the ability to understand, perceive, manage and regulate emotions in self and others. However, there are many theories underpinning the actual definition and characteristics of the emotional intelligence. In fact, there are two different approaches on emotional intelligence, which the ability and trait model. The ability model, proposed by Mayer and Salovey focused more on the cognitive-emotional abilities. While the trait model, introduced by Bar-On and Goleman refer to the emotion and selfperception competencies. Nevertheless, the emotional intelligence has been seen as an important attribute in individuals. Researchers found many benefits from the use of emotional intelligence in wide variety of setting such as in personal, education and work environment. In order to reap the real benefit of EI, a good understanding on the concept is required. Therefore, this paper is going to address all the theories that are related to EI to provide clearer foresight on the concept of emotional intelligence.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:emotional competencies, emotional intelligence
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:63520
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:30 May 2017 05:11
Last Modified:30 May 2017 05:11

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