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The Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory: A Measure Designed Specifically for Workplace Applications

  • Benjamin R. Palmer
  • Con Stough
  • Richard Harmer
  • Gilles Gignac
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Part of the The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality book series (SSHE)

The Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory or Genos EI, is a 70-item self- and multi-rater assessment. It was designed specifically for use in the workplace as a learning and development aid for human resource (HR) professionals and occupational psychologists involved in the identification, selection and development of employees. Genos EI does not measure emotional intelligence (EI) per-se’; rather, it measures how often people demonstrate 70 emotionally intelligent workplace behaviors that represent the effective demonstration of emotional intelligence in the workplace. Despite the popularity of EI as an employee selection and learning and development medium, few EI inventories have been designed specifically for use in the workplace. Indeed this approach to the assessment of EI is somewhat different from the approaches provided by leading authors in the area.

Keywords

Emotional Intelligence Transformational Leadership Five Factor Model Emotional Knowledge Human Resource Professional 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin R. Palmer
    • 2
  • Con Stough
    • 3
  • Richard Harmer
    • 4
  • Gilles Gignac
    • 1
  1. 1.Director of Research & DevelopmentGenos Pty LtdMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Educational Testing ServicePrinceton
  3. 3.Brain Sciences InstituteSwinburne University of TechnologyPO Box 218 Hawthorn VictoriaAustralia 3122
  4. 4.Genos Pty LtdSwinburne University of TechnologyAustralia

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