Workplace Emotions

Workplace Emotions

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When John Wilkinson accepts an invitation to help one of the Kingdom of Bahraina€™s most successful companies, he does not expect a lesson from the Gulf Regiona€™s leading expert in a€œemotional intelligence.a€ As his team works to upgrade the aluminum planta€™s inspection process, John learns the value of emotional intelligence as he witnesses the first signs of cultural change in a corporation steeped in traditional management practices. This entertaining story introduces the reader to Dr Suhaila AlHashemia€™s groundbreaking research correlating emotional intelligence and leadership styles in Bahrain. Question-and-answer dialog in the Socratic Method clearly explains concepts and conclusions applicable to business management around the globe. Together, our hero and readers learn the personal and social competencies that define emotional intelligence, the tools used to collect and analyze an individuala€™s EI quotient and management styles, and how EI can be channeled to improve personal and organizational performance. Workplace Emotions is the second in a series of business novels providing valuable insight into the Gulf business culture. A Cup of Coffee, by Dr Salem Al Ismaily with Richard Tzudiker, describes John Wilkinsona€™s entrepreneurial inroad into the Sultanate of Oman, and teaches how Arab culture and tradition influence management styles and business practices.It examined the relationship between six leadership styles (Coercive, Authoritative, Affiliation, Democratic, ... questionnaires (Emotional Competency Inventory and Managerial Style Inventory) and interviews with 103 executives and managers.

Title:Workplace Emotions
Author:Suhaila AlHashemi, Richard Tzudiker
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2011-09-22


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