Posts Tagged ‘research’

Big Data on Emotional Intelligence: State of the Heart

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What’s the Status of EQ in the World Today? Revealing new research on trends, opportunities and assets in six world regions — this video introduces “The State of the Heart” report, tracking the trends of emotional intelligence and surprising findings about the globe, gender, and talents.

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State of the Heart Report

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What is the status of emotional intelligence in the world today? For the first time ever, a view of world-wide data on key strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats for EQ globally.

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Case Study: Emotional Intelligence for People-First Leadership at FedEx Express

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What happens when new managers receive emotional intelligence training? The six-month program is delivering significant improvements in EQ skills — tied to dramatic increases in influence, quality of life, and decision making.

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Powerful new research on SEL described in AERA SEL SIG publication

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Important data on SEL outcomes in education, at all levels, were revealed today in the Fall newsletter of the American Educational Research Association’s Social Emotional Learning Special Interest Group (SEL SIG).   AERA-SELSIG-FAll2013_Newsletter.pdf Several Six Seconds certified associates from Switzerland, England, Canada, Spain, and the US, along with other SEL scholar/practitioners from around the world presented […]

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EQ and School Climate

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What did it feel like to walk down the halls at your school when you were a kid? Was it safe, welcoming, inclusive? What’s it like for your children?

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The Amadori Case: Supplying McDonalds – Organizational Engagement, 
Emotional Intelligence and Performance

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In a three-year study of AMADORI, a supplier of McDonald’s in Europe, emotional intelligence, individual performance, organizational engagement, and organizational performance were assessed. Emotional intelligence was found to predict 47% of the variation in manager’s performance management scores. Emotional intelligence was also massively correlated with increased organizational engagement with 76% of the variation in engagement predicted by manager EQ. Finally, plants with higher organizational engagement achieved higher bottom-line results building a link between EQ->Engagement->Performance. During this period, employee turnover also dropped by 63%.

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White Paper: Stress, EQ, and Performance in Healthcare

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by Lorenzo Fariselli, Joshua Freedman, Massimiliano Ghini MBA, Federica Valentini Publication Date: Feb 25, 2008 A press release and a powerpoint are available to accompany this paper, as well as a PDF version. Abstract As in many fields, healthcare is a complex and stressful environment where interpersonal interactions are of paramount importance.  This study finds that in […]

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Women’s Leadership Edge: Global Research on Emotional Intelligence, Gender, and Job Level

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A new analysis of over 24,000 leaders and workers from all around the globe shows female leaders, statistically, have an edge in three key areas of people-leadership: (1) EQ is made of numerous component parts, Females are particularly higher in some – but not all; (2) the largest gap is in the capacity to predict the emotional consequences of actions allowing women to be more strategic with feelings; (3) In key aspects of EQ, women in leadership roles are even further ahead of their male counterparts, suggesting that these differentiators may be essential for females to advance their careers. For both females and males, the new data suggests important opportunities for leveraging strengths to become more effective at people leadership.

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Developing EQ Smart School Counselors: A Case Study

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“The EQ competencies really helped me to look deeper not only at myself but it helped me to look deeper into all aspects of my life and work” (School Counseling Graduate Student intern)   Last spring, two counselors educators completed a pilot case study of school counseling interns in their last semester of graduate school. […]

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Talent, Leadership, Alignment: Top Workplace Issues for 2012

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In a survey of 775 leaders and employees worldwide, the top issues are talent, leadership, and alignment. Emotional intelligence is seen as important but under-utilized — and organizations that score high on EQ earn 32% better “grades.” This bi-annual report provides a detailed exploration of the current “state of the union” of people in organizations around the globe.

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