Latest thinking in human development has
highlighted the need to view development beyond that of intellect and skills capabilities.
The modern employee must be able to develop flexibility in the workplace to acquire new levels of knowledge and skill,
yet in addition to this they must achieve Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in order to ensure that changes to
their thinking-processes and behaviours are achieved in a sustainable manner.
Organisational Management’s EQ based leadership programme is designed as a
foundation for achieving greater EQ, within the team working environment. To
achieve this however, the learning strategy is targeted towards individual EQ, with the expansion into team EQ as part of
a natural process.
focus on individual EQ is vital, as by its nature EQ is an individual requirement first and foremost. Without an ability to act from a position of EQ at an individual level, the ‘leader’ cannot
hope to incorporate EQ into their team, nor act as a truly effective member of a team.
The construct of team is, after all, no more than a collection of individuals with a common aim or goal.
The core areas of EQ examined through Organisational Management’s learning activities
are as follows: