Albena Taneva

The Meaning of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

leadership emotional intelligence leadership process


The article is based on research for the needs of the doctoral dissertation of Nikolaos Pavlidis under the mentorship of his supervisor, Assoc. Professor Albena Taneva. The central question is about the prerequisites and preparation for a relationship between the manager and the other participants in a leadership manner. They are traced in the connection of emotional intelligence with the overall construction of a leadership process. Findings highlight the instrumental importance of emotional intelligence for leadership.