Reference: Goleman, D. (2006). Social intelligence: The revolutionary new science of human relationships. New York, NY: Bantam Dell. To prepare:
- Following the passage above, Goldman continues on to explain that the nurse supervisor reprimanded the nurse. Does this line up with what you were expecting? Why or why not?
- Based on the information in the Learning Resources, think of a recent experience in your organization and consider how a nursing administrator demonstrated or failed to demonstrate emotional intelligence. How did this impact the outcome of the situation?
- Reflect on your identified strengths and opportunities for growth related to emotional intelligence from the information in the Learning Resources. What surprises you about the concept of emotional intelligence? How would you rate your own emotional intelligence?
Trivella, P., Gerogiannis, V., & Svarna, S. (2013). Exploring Workplace Implications of Emotional Intelligence (WLEIS) in Hospitals: Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intentions. Procedia–Social and Behavioral Sciences 73(27). 701–709. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
Van der Linden, D., Tsaousis, I., & Petrides, K. V. (2012). Overlap between General Factors of Personality in the Big Five, Giant Three, and trait emotional intelligence. Personality and Individual Differences, 53(3), 175–179. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
Greater Good. (2012). Body language quiz: Test your emotional intelligence. Retrieved from http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/ei_quiz/ Take this free online assessment, and note your results for this week’s Discussion.