Numerous studies have provided conclusive evidence that Emotional Intelligence is crucial in leadership in the business environment. It is even more crucial in Asia where there is a higher tendency for emotions to be hidden beneath the surface of daily business interactions. Emotions are assets for a leader when wisely used, and a source of disruption if ignored.
EQ and Leadership in Asia provides business leaders in Asia with the keys to using emotions as allies to face practical leadership challenges.
In the first part of this book, Emotional Intelligence is presented in a clear way, in all its dimensions. Readers who have no idea about it can get a good understanding of what it is, why it matters particularly in Asia, and how to systematically develop their own EI. The contribution of Asian thought to the field of Emotional Intelligence is also discussed.
The second part of the book contains a review of a series of practical challenges that leaders in Asia have to face and a detailed look at the applications of EI in facing these challenges. Offering practical exercises, real-life examples, and valuable applications from Asia, this compelling book is essential reading for leaders who want to inspire and influence their people and organizations to greater success.
Keywords: Management / Leadership