Senior Executives more successful with Emotional Intelligence
Egon Zehnder International – a global executive search firm – analyzed 515 senior executives: The study included senior executives in Latin America, Germany and Japan.
Result: The study showed a significant relevance of emotional competencies almost identical in all three different cultures.
- Strong Emotional Intelligence = Job Success: Senior Executives who were primarily strong in emotional intelligence were more likely to succeed than those who were strongest in either relevant previous experience or high IQ.
- 74% of success: Executives high in emotional intelligence counted for 74 percent of the successes and only 24 percent of the failures.
Sample Group: 515 Senior Executives in Latina America, Germany and Japan
Results verified by: Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations