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Canceled: Emotional Intelligence & Leadership Workshop: Being an Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Brought to you by the College of Business and Economics Learning Excellence Committee

Emotional intelligence is a widely accepted organizational tool for hiring, training, leadership development and team building. In fact, some estimates suggest that 75% of Fortune 500 companies have adopted EI-related products and services.

However, there is a substantial misunderstanding about what emotional intelligence is, how it is measured and how it operates in the workplace.

Dr. Dana Joseph, an EI scholar and consultant from the University of Central Florida will clarify what EI is (and is not) and discuss how it should be used as a leadership tool. You will develop a greater understanding of your own emotional intelligence, too.



Dana Joseph is an assistant professor in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida. She has a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Illinois with a minor in Quantitative Psychology. Her research uses state-of-the-art quantitative techniques to investigate management “fads,” including emotional intelligence and employee engagement. Her research has been published in top journals in the field (e.g., Journal of Applied Psychology, Emotion, and Organizational Research Methods) and has been highlighted in the American Psychological Association’s recent book, How to Publish High Quality Research (2014) as an example of research that has substantially impacted the field of organizational science. Her work has been featured in multiple popular press outlets including Forbes, Business Insider, Financial Times, The Atlantic, and The Huffington Post and she was recently listed as the fourth most prolific organizational psychologist in the field. 

Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Stephens Hall Theatre, Theater
Stephens Hall, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252, USA

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