Define and discuss emotional intelligence and its dimensions.

You were recently asked to attend a meeting to discuss the hiring process in your workplace. The human resources director attended and made the following statement: “We obviously want intelligent people, but we also want them to have emotional intelligence.”

What did the HR director mean by that? To learn more about emotional intelligence, explore the sites listed below. Please take one of the emotional intelligence (EI) tests. Reflect on your results, and explore ways that you might develop an enhanced emotional IQ.

The following sites has an informal self-administered survey that introduces the concept of EI in an interesting and personal way. There are also links at these sites to follow-up on emotional quotient (EQ) assessment and enhancement approaches.

After taking the test, write a paper of 2–3 pages that covers the following:

  • Define and discuss emotional intelligence and its dimensions.
  • Provide examples of emotional intelligence.
  • Describe your experience in taking the test.
  • Present your test results and reflect on them.
  • Discuss why emotional intelligence is important.
  • Discuss some ways that you can enhance your emotional intelligence.

Please use the following guidelines for formatting your assignment:

  • Margins: Set to one inch
  • Font: 12pt.-Times New Roman, no bold, no underline
  • Title: Centered above the paper, 12 pt.-font (Level A Heading), no bold, no underline, no italics
  • Pagination: Every page; consists of a header containing a short title for the paper and a page number placed in the upper right corner of the page
  • Line Spacing: Double space all work, including the References page
  • Point-of-View: Third person, objective; limit perspective to research; no personal opinion or narrative; first person is allowed in describing the test and results, as well as discussing personal ways to enhance EI
  • In-text citations: Must conform to APA requirements
  • References list: Must conform to APA requirements
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