Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBR-AS) has published a study on emotional intelligence (EI).
Presented by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, it calls for a resurgence in EI within the corporate world. According to the report, EI was an integral part of corporate cultures, but is now being undervalued. What executives are saying about the importance of company culture and what they are doing are not in congruency. Four Seasons sponsored the HBR-AS study to shine a light on the “EI Advantage” as a pathway to innovation.
Emotional intelligence includes self-awareness, self-control, empathy and social skills. Although crucial for relationships, it is often minimized as a “nice-to-have” soft skill, according to the report. Mental toughness, drive and analytical ability are often prioritized.
Alex Clemente, managing director, HBR-AS, says emotionally intelligent…