Abstracts: July 24th, 2000

Barling J, Slater F, Kelloway E K
Leadership & Organization Development Journal, (UK), 2000 Vol 21 No 3.
Start page: 157. No of pages: 6

Asks if emotional intelligence might be a factor that encourages the development of a transformational leadership style. Sets out what is meant by emotional intelligence, and discusses how it could support a transformational leadership style. Tests out this association between emotional intelligence and transformational leadership by testing a group of 60 managers, working at all levels, within a Canadian pulp and paper organization. Assesses their levels of transformational and transactional leadership and tests their levels of emotional intelligence. Concludes that emotional intelligence is associated with three aspects of transformational leadership – idealized influence, inspirational motivation and individualized consideration.

Subject(s): LEADERSHIP, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS, EFFECTIVENESS,
MANAGEMENT STYLES, CANADA
Style: Survey, Theoretical with application in practice
ISSN: 0143-7739. Reference: 29AL345
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