Emotional Intelligence as an Important Asset for HR in Organizations: Leaders and Employees

Athanasios Drigas, Chara Papoutsi


Emotional intelligence (EI) is related to emotions and emotional information. It has attracted great attention among researchers and Human Resource (HR) practitioners because of its contribution towards leaders and employees and its key role for the organizational effectiveness and excellence. Here, I describe the models of EI and review the findings about the association between EI, leaders and employees to point out the positive correlations. I conclude by signalizing thoughts for future research on the role of EI in organizations.


Human Resources, Emotional Intelligence, Organizations, Leadership, Employees, Team, Performance, Effectiveness

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International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) – ISSN: 1867-5565
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