Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: An Applied Model for Developing Individuals and Advancing Organizations

  • Paige Haber‐Curran
  • Marcy Levy Shankman


Emotional intelligence (EI) is a topic that has gained considerable attention in both research and practice and across a range of industries and fields. Over the past 15 years the topic of EI has become more intentionally incorporated within the interdisciplinary field of leadership studies. In this chapter we present the model of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership (Shankman et al. 2015a), an integrative and process‐oriented model that blends concepts of leadership and EI. Additionally, we discuss ways the EIL model can be used in practice in order to develop individuals and advance organizations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Texas State UniversitySan MarcosUSA
  2. 2.Cleveland Metropolitan School DistrictClevelandUSA

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