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Leadership effectiveness : the costs and benefits of being emotionally intelligent

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2011
<mark>Journal</mark>Leadership and Organization Development Journal
Issue number3
Number of pages9
Pages (from-to)281-290
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish


This paper provides a commentary on the apparent failure of the research community to address a neglected area of inquiry in emotional intellegnec research.
The authors draw attention to the possibility that employing highly emotionally intelligent individuals may not always yield desirable outcomes for organizations, thus seeking to ignite a more balanced debate as to the merits of EI in managment and leadership studies. The authors also detail briefly several avenues for future research