Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills among Practicing Leaders: Reality or Myth? Academic Article uri icon


  • 2016 International Society for Performance Improvement. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a leadership training program on participants' emotional intelligence scores. The target population for the study consisted of participants in leadership positions. Seventy-one participants from over 30 countries took the pre-test, and 45 subjects of the sample participated in the second training and took the post-test. The findings of the study show that there was growth in mean scores a year after training and coaching had occurred.

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author list (cited authors)

  • Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M. H., Farnia, F., Kacirek, K., & Lynham, S. A.

citation count

  • 9

complete list of authors

  • Nafukho, Fredrick Muyia||Muyia, Machuma Helen||Farnia, Forouzan||Kacirek, Kit||Lynham, Susan A

publication date

  • January 2016