publication . Doctoral thesis . 2008

Emotional intelligence, personality, social networks, and social perception

DeBusk, Kendra Portia Adrienne Howard;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2008
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a relatively new concept in the field of psychology, introduced by Salovey and Mayer in 1990. Research on EI has found associations among EI and social network size, health and well-being, and job performance.(Austin, Saklofske, & Egan, 2003; Brackett, Mayer, & Warner, 2003; Petrides & Furnham, 2003; Saklofske, Austin, & Minski, 2001). Two different types of EI, trait EI and ability EI, have been identified in the literature. Trait EI was identified by Petrides and Furnham, and is a non-cognitive ability which allows an individual to regulate his/her mood, recognize and make the most of emotions, and utilize social skills, and is m...
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free text keywords: Emotional intelligence, personality, Social networks, Social Perception
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