Date of Award
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Jeffery S. Williamson
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
This study explored emotional intelligence as it related to community college leadership. Three community colleges agreed to participate in the study. The researcher assessed the emotional intelligence of supervisors. The employees rated their perceived leadership practices of their supervisors. The researcher utilized a correlation method to determine if relationships were found between the variables; emotional intelligence of supervisors and perceived leadership practices. A correlation method was utilized to determine if any relationship existed between assessed emotional intelligence scores of the supervisors and leadership development hours. A descriptive analysis was utilized to determine if a participating community college embedded emotional intelligence concepts in their leadership training. The results indicated that no significant relationship was found between emotional intelligence and their perceived leadership practices. The results indicated that no significant relationship was found between assessed emotional intelligence scores and their leadership development training. The researcher found no emotional intelligence concepts in leadership development material that was submitted for analysis.
Anderson, Cynthia R., "An Exploration of Emotional Intelligence in Community College Leadership" (2015). Ed.D. Dissertations. 73.
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