Emotional Intelligence and Transformational and Transactional Leadership: A Meta-Analysis

  title={Emotional Intelligence and Transformational and Transactional Leadership: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Peter Harms and Marcus Cred{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of Leadership \& Organizational Studies},
  pages={17 - 5}
  • P. Harms, M. Credé
  • Published 28 January 2010
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies
The purpose of this study is to evaluate claims that emotional intelligence is significantly related to transformational and other leadership behaviors. Results (based on 62 independent samples) indicated a validity estimate of .59 when ratings of both emotional intelligence and leadership behaviors were provided by the same source (self, subordinates, peers, or superiors). However, when ratings of the constructs were derived from different sources, the validity estimate was .12. Lower validity… 

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