Emotional Intelligence in Leaders and Employee Engagement

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How Engaged are the Leaders and Staff in your Organization?

How Much is Disengagement Impacting your Bottom Line?


“Leaders who demonstrate high levels of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in the workplace drive higher levels of employee engagement in the organization as evidenced by the individual employee engagement levels of their direct reports” concluded Genos International in their Global Research Study – EI in Leaders and Employee Engagements.

This is critical to the success of your organization as there is significant research demonstrating that employee engagement can have a major impact on your organization’s bottom line. As stated in the State of the American Workplace Gallup 2013, “It is estimated that active disengagement cost the U.S. $450 billion per year. The top 25% of the organizations that have high employee engagement numbers experience higher productivity, profitability, and customer ratings; as well as, less turnover and absenteeism and fewer accidents.”

Organizations are starting to understand the importance of high emotional intelligence in leaders. Genos International’s Emotional Intelligence Model uses seven skill areas of Emotional Intelligence relating it to behaviors and outcomes using EI enhancers and strategies to increase effectiveness.

Where is your skill level with Emotional Intelligence? As a business leader, it may be one of the most impactful business decisions of 2014 to focus on enhancing Emotional Intelligence skills thus increasing employee engagement.

 Genos International EI Model