Emotional intelligence: a crucial human resource management ability for engineering project managers in the 21st century

@article{Barry2007EmotionalIA,
  title={Emotional intelligence: a crucial human resource management ability for engineering project managers in the 21st century},
  author={M.-L. Barry and Y. du Plessis},
  journal={AFRICON 2007},
  year={2007},
  pages={1-7}
}
Human resource management and the corresponding soft-skills or abilities are pivotal to project management success. One of the measures of these soft-skills, used in recent years, is the concept of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence (EI) is the capacity to grasp, appreciate and discerningly manage emotions in relationship to oneself and others. This research focused on exploring the notion of emotional intelligence and its importance as ability for project managers in the 21st… CONTINUE READING

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