Applying of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace:Success Strategies for Russian Female Leaders in Finland

Master thesis English OPEN
Gerasimova, Evgenia (2012)
  • Publisher: Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu
  • Subject: tunneäly | naiset | johtajuus | Venäjä

The research is focused on the emotional intelligence applying in the work-place. The objective of the research was to increase the knowledge and understanding of the group of the participating women regarding the emotional intelligence, how it is involved in everyday work life, and how it correlates with successful career. The result of the thesis is the preparation of an efficient guideline for the working Russian women – who aspire to be successful leaders in Finland and to climb the career ladder. The primal task was to recognize the level of emotional intelligence of the group of Russian female leaders. Another task was to choose the strategies, which help to use strong points and to level the weakness, the strategies for improving the leader's abilities linked with the emotional skills on the basis of this recognition. The research was conducted in two phases. Phase I was the data collecting through the self-evaluation form. Phase II was the analysis of emotional intelligence level of the participants of the research with the purpose of their involvement in the research process and gaining a better understanding of the result. This form of investigation gives an opportunity to raise the role and status of the participants from passive participants to active partners of the research.
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