Emotional intelligence: Implications for personal, social, academic, and workplace success

This article presented an overview of the ability model of emotional intelligence and included a discussion about how and why the concept became useful in both educational and workplace settings. Reviewed were the four underlying emotional abilities comprising emotional intelligence and the assessment tools that that have been developed to measure the construct. A description is included regarding what is known about how emotionally intelligent people function both intra- and interpersonally and in both academic and workplace settings.

Brackett, M. A., Rivers, S. E., & Salovey, P. (2011). Emotional intelligence: Implications for personal, social, academic, and workplace success. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5, 88-103. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-9004.2010.00334.x