Applying Emotional Intelligence: A Practitioner's Guide

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Overview

The explosion of research on emotional intelligence (EI) in the past decade has provided increasing evidence that EI can be measured reliably and can be useful in predicting important outcomes, such as managerial effectiveness and relationship quality. Naturally, people are now asking "So, how does one use EI?" Applying Emotional Intelligence collects the most important programs focused on that idea and inquires of their originators: What do you do?; Why do you do it?; and What is the evidence for your approach?

Four clear chapters-written by the program developers themselves-present authoritative descriptions of key training programs in the area, including specific activities and exercises used to influence emotional knowledge and social effectiveness. Other chapters compare the programs and discuss personality change. Applying Emotional Intelligence is a "must-read" for anyone interested in EI and its application. This book will be of interest to a wide variety of practitioners, as well as to researchers conducting EI intervention research, and including those interested in developing EI in organizations, health areas, clinical populations, and school-age settings. Finally, the book is designed to be relevant to the reader's own life, encouraging the reader to consider how the programs and exercises might impact his or her personality.

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Editorial Reviews

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'Applying Emotional Intelligence is a clearly organized and succinct attempt to bring the intellectual ideas underlying emotional intelligence into the real world. I strongly recommend it to scholars as an exemplary exercise in applied psychology, and to laypeople as a toolbox for negotiating the often-treacherous emotional waters of the social world.' - Glenn Geher, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, State University of New York at New Paltz

'Joseph Ciarrochi and John D. Mayer bring together a small group of experts in the field of emotional intelligence who offer innovative and doable plans for improving the emotional self, carefully crafted from evidence based theory and research. This book is a must read for interested scholars and practitioners alike.' - Neal M. Ashkanasy, Ph.D., Faculty of Business, Economics & Law, The University of Queensland

'Regardless of which school of emotional intelligence you adhere to, Ciarrochi and Mayer present a convincing case that emotional intelligence can be enhanced. Combining hard data with practical tools, this book provides useful interventions for the workplace and the classroom.' - Steven Stein, Ph.D., co-author of "The EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success"

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841694610
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/1/2006
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Ciarrochi received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a postdoctoral fellowship in emotion research from the University of New South Wales, and currently has a position as lecturer in psychology at the University of Wollongong. He has been conducting cutting-edge research in how emotions influence thinking and behavior and how emotional intelligence can best be measured and used. His findings have been published in the top journals in psychology and have been presented at numerous international conferences. Dr. Ciarrochi is currently evaluating training programs that are designed to increase people’s social and emotional intelligence.

John (Jack) D. Mayer received his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan, his M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology at Case Western Reserve University, and then attended Stanford University as a National Institute of Mental Health Post-doctoral Scholar. Dr. Mayer has served on the editorial boards of Psychological Bulletin and Journal of Personality. He has published numerous scientific articles, book chapters, psychological tests, and books. His articles, with Salovey, in the early 1990s are often credited with beginning research on emotional intelligence.

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Table of Contents


About the Editors     vii
List of Contributors     viii
List of Figures     ix
List of Tables     xi
Introduction   Joseph Ciarrochi   John D. Mayer     xii
Emotional Intelligence in the Classroom: Skill-Based Training for Teachers and Students   Marc A. Brackett   Nicole A. Katulak     1
Developing Emotional Intelligence Competencies   Richard E. Boyatzis     28
A Theory-Based, Practical Approach to Emotional Intelligence Training: Ten Ways to Increase Emotional Skills   Susan A. Kornacki   David R. Caruso     53
Improving Emotional Intelligence: A Guide to Mindfulness-Based Emotional Intelligence Training   Joseph Ciarrochi   John Blackledge   Linda Bilich   Virginia Bayliss     89
Personality Function and Personality Change   John D. Mayer     125
The Key Ingredients of Emotional Intelligence Interventions: Similarities and Differences   Joseph Ciarrochi   John D. Mayer     144
Author Index     157
Subject Index     163
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