Do a keyword search on the Internet and in the CTU online library on emotional intelligence, and read a few articles on the subject.

Emotional intelligence (EI) is the concept of identifying, assessing, and developing an awareness of emotions to enhance social relationships. Do a keyword search on the Internet and in the CTU on emotional intelligence, and read a few articles on the subject. Based on your research, think about whether EI is a requirement of effective leadership.

To complete this section of your Action Plan, include the following: Identify a crisis scenario. Create a role-play scenario of how a leader can use emotional intelligence to handle a crisis or conflict situation. You may research a crisis event, such as a product recall, oil spill, or natural disaster and create a crisis scenario. Next, choose 1 of the following attributes explained in the EI theory, and identify how it plays a role in leadership during times of crisis: Self-awareness Self-management Social awareness Relationship management Then, write a synopsis of 300–500 words of why EI is important in leadership. Explain how the attribute you selected helped resolve or mitigate the crisis situation you identified. Finally, write a response of 500–600 words, on how leaders should handle a crisis situation using emotional intelligence. Include an explanation of the ways in which crisis situations can be averted and managed using EI.