Is emotional intelligence an advantage? An exploration of the impact of emotional and general intelligence on individual performance.

@article{Lam2002IsEI,
  title={Is emotional intelligence an advantage? An exploration of the impact of emotional and general intelligence on individual performance.},
  author={Laura Thi Lam and Susan L. Kirby},
  journal={The Journal of social psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={142 1},
  pages={
          133-43
        }
}
Emotional intelligence is an increasingly popular consulting tool. According to popular opinion and work-place testimonials, emotional intelligence increases performance and productivity; however, there has been a general lack of independent, systematic analysis substantiating that claim. The authors investigated whether emotional intelligence would account for increases in individual cognitive-based performance over and above the level attributable to traditional general intelligence. The… CONTINUE READING

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