Emotional Intelligence: A New Edge of Enhancing Teamwork

Sanchaita Misra, Subhasmita Biswal, Anup Kumar Samantaray
2018 International Journal of Management Studies  
Evolution of organizations has lead to breaking the hierarchical barriers in an Organization So, in this evolution more task are accomplished in a group or a group of less number of people as a teamTeamwork has come to has come to limelight and team based management have been a rage for organizations. An area that is emerging as a key indicator of effectiveness of teams is Emotional Intelligence. Emotional Intelligence plays a crucial role to improve team performance. Emotional Intelligence has
more » ... five dimensions, Self Awareness, Motivating oneself,Emapthy, Conflict Resolution and managing emotions. Harris and Harris (1996) explains team work as "A work group or unit which work together to achieve a common goal. Team work implies individuals to work with cooperation and team members should be flexible enough to work as situation demands. Among the dimensions, self awareness enables an individual to know his own emotions by which he too can control or understand his teammates emotions. Emotional intelligence helps in conflict resolution which and creates comfortable and co-operative work environment. Team members need to be aware of their feelings. Efficient team are self confident which shows their own self awareness and ability to control emotions helps team members to enhance their productivity .It can be concluded that emotional Intelligence helps the team members to carry out team responsibilities better. It has minimizing effect on conflicts and also can create a more cohesive and co operative team environment .The objective of this paper is to determine effect of Emotional Intelligence on effective team work.
doi:10.18843/ijms/v5i3(7)/01 fatcat:khxapu6hu5btbkiwh2kzv5t5ku