For this week’s Discussion, you will focus on both emotional intelligence and theories of motivation.
To prepare for this Discussion:
- Review this week’s Learning Resources related to leadership and emotional intelligence.
- Select and take one of the emotional intelligence (EI) assessments in your resources to determine your emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) related to your future career in healthcare management.
- Complete the Emotional Intelligence Assessment Template in your Learning Resources. (Note: Print and keep this completed template handy; you will revisit your results in Week 6.)
By Day 4
Post a comprehensive response to the following:
- Based on the results of your completed EI Assessment Template, what are your current strengths and weaknesses as a healthcare manager and/or leader in terms of motivating employees through EI? Do you agree?
- Based on your Learning Resources or personal experience, describe a situation in which emotional intelligence (EI) might have been a factor in improving workforce motivation.
- Explain workforce organizational behavior theories and strategies other than EI that you might you use to improve workforce motivation.