ERIC Number: EJ1034869
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Feb
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Reference Count: 20
Evaluation of the Leadership Institute: A Program to Build Individual and Organizational Capacity through Emotional Intelligence
Chen, Claire Yueh-Ti; King, Jeff; Cochran, Graham R.; Argabright, Karen J.
Journal of Extension, v52 n1 Article 1RIB2 Feb 2014
The purpose of the study reported here was to evaluate the impact of Leadership Institute, a program designed to strengthen leadership capacity through developing individuals' emotional intelligence (EQ). A pre-and posttest approach was used to collect data from two workshops with identical EQ content, program structure, and evaluation. Results showed the program yielded significant improvement on evaluation participants' overall EQ score and composite scales and subscales measuring specific areas of EQ. The findings support previous research that EQ can be learned and developed. Extension professionals are encouraged to consider programs to improve EQ as a tool for building capacity.
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Capacity Building, Pretests Posttests, Leadership Training, Workshops, Extension Education, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Intelligence Quotient, Online Surveys, Demography, Participant Characteristics, Participant Satisfaction
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