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A Theoretical Assessment on Emotional Intelligence as a Competitive Managerial Skill


  • Burcu Hacioglu

    (Society for the Study of Business and Finance, Beylikduzu, Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Pelin Sahin Yarbag

    (Beykent University, Faculty of Economics and Administratice Science, Istanbul, Turkey)


Emotion as the main motive underlying the human behaviors is a concept that has been researched by many disciplines in the social sciences. Deriving from behavioral studies on emotions, Emotional Intelligence as a critical concept in organizational behavior studies is attached to the assestment of employee motivation and performance drivers. In this study, a theoretical framework for the emotional intelligence in workplace has been assessed. The major contribution of the concept in competitive business strategies from managerial scope has been evaluated.

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  • Burcu Hacioglu & Pelin Sahin Yarbag, 2014. "A Theoretical Assessment on Emotional Intelligence as a Competitive Managerial Skill," International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), Center for the Strategic Studies in Business and Finance, vol. 3(1), pages 170-187, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:rbs:ijbrss:v:3:y:2014:i:1:p:170-187

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