Cross-cultural Validity of Emotional Intelligence

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Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Cross-cultural Validity of Emotional Intelligence

To what extent is the Emotional Intelligence model valid cross-culturally? It appears EI derived out of Western thinking. I am looking for recent papers or articles about this.


VS Prasad, India

Cross Cultural Validity of EI model

The EI model is valid cross culturally. Particularly, emotions, rather than reasoning, guide actions and thinking in occidental civiilisations. Hence the relavance of EI in these societies.

Maria Montero
Coach, Venezuela

Cross-cultural Validity of Emotional Intelligence

Regarding the cross-cultural validity, I think the West has put too much emphasis on the left hemisphere which has not happened in many countries of the East. There are many countries of the East that have a strong foundation in spirituality and linking mind, body and spirit and this is close related to EI.

HR Consultant, India

Cross Cultural Validity of Emotional Intelligence

Eastern societies... Specifically where Buddhism and Hinduism are prevalent... are more empathetic.. harmony oriented... and are resilient because of collectivistic origins.

Andreas Jansen, Netherlands

Emotion Intelligence and Cultural Validity

Pieter Desmet (TU Delft) has developed an emotion scan of 14 basic emotions which are cross cultural... Sign up

Maria Montero
Coach, Venezuela

Very Interesting Material

Thanks, Andreas for this info. I've just taken a peek and it looks very interestng and useful. I wil... Sign up


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