Read the article Emotional Intelligence Predicts Job Performance: The 7 Traits That Help Managers Relate () and discuss the following topics:
- The article summarizes the main results of a study on the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and job performance and describes key traits that influence performance. As a project manager, you are responsible for the most effective use of your resources, including human resources. How do you factor in the Emotional Intelligences (their presence and absence) among your team members? Is it possible? If you do not think so, explain why. If you believe you can explain what you would do to take advantage of it.
- The author suggests that there has been some debate as to whether EI is something that can be developed or whether a person just has it. What do you think? Explain your position.