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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students, 2nd Edition

Marcy Levy Shankman, Scott J. Allen, Paige Haber-Curran

ISBN: 978-1-118-82178-7 February 2015 Jossey-Bass 288 Pages


The only book for students which explores the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students is based on a conceptual model that helps students to become emotionally intelligent leaders. Research from around the world has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the second edition of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, the authors have incorporated their revised, data-based emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL) model into an engaging text for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.

The book can be used in conjunction with the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students Inventory and Student Workbook for an immersive and transformative educational experience. Students will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about themselves as they reflect on their experiences as learners and their own leadership journeys.

  • The new edition is substantially rewritten based new research on the EIL model
  • Its clear structure is organized around the three facets of emotionally intelligent leadership and 19 leadership capacities
  • Questions at the end of each chapter encourage purposeful reflection and leadership growth

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is one of a kind, fostering growth and promoting intense self-reflection. Students are empowered to enhance the campus experience and develop into effective leaders of the future. Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is the perfect introduction to leading with emotional intelligence.

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Foreword: It’s All about Relationships vii
Susan R. Komives

Acknowledgments xi

About the Authors xiii

1 Introduction 1

Part One: Consciousness of Self 19

2 Consciousness of Self 21

3 Emotional Self-Perception 31

4 Emotional Self-Control 41

5 Authenticity 51

6 Healthy Self-Esteem 61

7 Flexibility 71

8 Optimism 79

9 Initiative 91

10 Achievement 101

Part Two: Consciousness of Others 109

11 Consciousness of Others 111

12 Displaying Empathy 119

13 Inspiring Others 129

14 Coaching Others 139

15 Capitalizing on Difference 149

16 Developing Relationships 159

17 Building Teams 169

18 Demonstrating Citizenship 179

19 Managing Conflict 187

20 Facilitating Change 197

Part Three: Consciousness of Context 207

21 Consciousness of Context 209

22 Analyzing the Group 217

23 Assessing the Environment 227

24 Developing Emotionally Intelligent Leadership 237

Appendix: EIL Overview 243

Index 247