Promoting Trait Emotional Intelligence in Leadership and Education

Promoting Trait Emotional Intelligence in Leadership and Education

Shelly R. Roy (University of Charleston, USA & Fairmont State University/Pierpont Community and Technical College, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 341
ISBN13: 9781466683273|ISBN10: 1466683279|EISBN13: 9781466683280|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8327-3


Humans have the capacity to detect and experience a wide spectrum of emotions in everyday life. However, the ability to identify and interpret those emotions is not a skill commonly held by all individuals, despite the significance of this skill.

Promoting Trait Emotional Intelligence in Leadership and Education provides the latest information on enabling educators and leaders across industries to monitor the emotions of others as well as their own in order to interact effectively with others. Focusing on best practices and methods for training those in education and leadership positions, this publication is essential to the research needs of education administrators, professors, managers, and professionals in various disciplines.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptability
  • Assertiveness
  • Emotion Expression
  • Emotion Perception
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Motivation
  • Social Awareness
  • Stress Management
  • Trait Empathy
  • Trait Happiness
  • Trait Optimism

Reviews and Testimonials

Roy presents students, academics, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with an examination of contemporary best practices in education and leadership across a wide variety of industries, utilizing the monitoring of emotions for effective interaction. The author has organized the eighteen chapters that make up the main body of her text in seven sections devoted to origins and opposition, the auxiliary facets, the emotionality factor, the self-control factor, the sociability factor, the well-being factor, and her conclusions and recommendations.

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shelly R. Roy is an adjunct professor at Fairmont State University/Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont, West Virginia, and a Student Advisor/Military Application Coordinator for the School of Business and Leadership at the University of Charleston, in Charleston, West Virginia. She earned the degree Doctor of Executive Leadership from the University of Charleston in 2013. She earned the degree of Master of Science in Strategic Leadership in 2008, and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership with summa cum laude honors in 2007 from MSU. Her research interests include trait emotional intelligence in leadership and education, virtual and crisis leadership, teaching effectiveness, and many other areas.