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Training Instruments in HRD and OD is an outcome of Dr Udai Pareek’s rich worldwide experience of more than 50 years with diverse organisations, HRD professionals, researchers, students and trainers. It contains a repertoire of psychological tests, questionnaires, self-evaluation tests, projective techniques and other instruments that have been used by organisations in different countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Ireland, Canada and USA. The experience from diverse users have widened the scope and application of these instruments with minor adaptations for different cultural settings. The book is an outcome of Dr Udai Pareek's rich worldwide experience of more than 50 years with diverse organisations, HRD professionals, researchers, students, and trainers. This enhanced fourth edition includes: • A range of instruments for building team effectiveness in organisations. • Added information on ‘reliability and validity’ in several instruments. Celebrating its vast readership for over two decades, the book caters to Indian HRD professionals, trainers, consultants and researchers.
Chapter 16: Emotional Intelligence (EI) Scale
Emotional Intelligence (EI) Scale
16.1 The Instrument and its Administration
Emotional Intelligence (EI) Scale measures emotional intelligence. Respondents complete the instrument given here.
16.2 Conceptual Framework
There has been an emphasis on exclusive intellectual achievement in terms of higher percentage marks in the examination, both by the schools and the parents. This trend still continues. While intellectual excellence is highly desirable, exclusive emphasis on it, at the cost of other important aspects, is both self-defeating (because in the long run, intellectual excellence requires emotional maturity) and dysfunctional (producing anxiety and depression in children). There is a need to bring about balance by recognising the importance of ‘non-intellectual’ or emotional aspects also.
Goleman (1995) has drawn attention to this neglected aspect. He calls it ‘emotional intelligence’. ...