Leadership excellence involves strong emotional intelligence capabilities

Cape Times Columnist Dr. Shanil Haricharan on Wednesday received doctorates from Stellenbosch University.

Haricharan was awarded a doctorate in public leadership and organisational behaviour which looked at elements of leadership in government departments and parastatals in South Africa.

He found that the leaders’ performances depend on how strong their emotional intelligence competencies are.

I was curious to look at the concept of emotional intelligence and to look at the relationship between the emotional intelligence of leaders in executive management positions in government and their leadership performance

Dr. Shanil Haricharan, Cape Times Columnist and researcher

This article first appeared on 702 : Leadership excellence involves strong emotional intelligence capabilities


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