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Emotionally intelligent leadership as a key determinant of strategic and effective management of human capital
Emotionally intelligent leadership as a key determinant of strategic and effective management of human capital

Author(s): Helena Viskupicova
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Human Resources in Economy
Published by: Fakulta managementu Univerzity Komenského v Bratislave
Keywords: emotional intelligence;leadership;leader;manager;performance;Slovak organizations

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to outline the strategic importance of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in contemporary approaches to management of Human resources (HR). The aim of this study is to provide a conceptual theoretical insight of the relationship between EI and leadership. The paper also reflects the conditions within the present business environment in Slovakia with the emphasis on leadership in the context of EI (based on the research conducted in this field), while answering the following question: To what extent do Slovak organizations incorporate EI measures into the hiring process for managerial positions? The answer to this question would consequently disclose whether organizations in Slovakia consider Emotional Intelligence as a factor determining effective performance of managers – leaders.

  • Issue Year: XIX/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 68-78
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English