Eastern European Perspectives on Emotional Intelligence: Current Developments and Research


Cross-cultural frameworks for comparisonIntelligence and psychosocial challengesModels of emotional intelligenceThe emotional intelligence ability modelThe trait emotional intelligence modelThe emotional competency modelOverview of chaptersReferencesI Conceptual and measurement issues in emotional intelligenceThe Russian-language method of the “Emotional Intelligence Test”The context of emotional intelligence from a Russian perspectiveThe ability model of emotional intelligenceAdaptation of the MSCEIT methodologyDevelopment of a Russian “Emotional Intelligence Test”Structure of the EIT methodologyBranch 1: The ability to perceive, identify, evaluate, and express emotions or recognize emotionsBranch 2: The ability to use the current emotional state to improve the efficiency of thinking and the productivity of activitBranch 3: The ability to understand and analyze emotional informationBranch 4: The ability to consciously manage emotions for improvement of interpersonal relationships and personal growthDescriptive statistics of the indicators of the methodReliability assessment of the EIT methodologyFactoral, structural, and theoretical validity of the testExploratory factor analysisConfirmatory factor analysisTheoretical validity of the EIT methodologyRetest reliabilityReferencesResearch on ability and trait emotional intelligence in Serbia: Efforts to validate the constructs and latest insights into tA review of EI research in SerbiaConceptual foundationsContributions to the empirical validation of ability and trait EI (measures)The assessment of ability and trait EI in SerbiaFindings regarding the position of the two EIs in the nomological netFindings on the incremental predictive and clinical utility of the two EIsRaising a new question: What demographic group differences in ability/trait EI emerge in the Serbian context?Prior findings and current research hypothesesAge differencesGender differencesSES-related differencesResearch methodParticipants and procedureMeasuresResultsAssociations with ageGender differencesSES-related differencesDiscussionLower EIs in the eldest group: Age-related decline or EI-awareness gap?(When) Is EI a female asset?Is EI really independent of SES?LimitationsConclusion: Correspondence from SerbiaLetters of supportInquiries and announcementsReferencesThe history and current status of emotional intelligence in CroatiaHistorical overview of the development of the EI construct in CroatiaInstruments constructed in Croatian settingsSelf-reported scalesEmotional Skills and Competence QuestionnaireEmotional Regulation and Control QuestionnaireAbility testsPerception of Affective Content in Art TestEmotional Analysis TestVocabulary of Emotion TestTest of Emotional UnderstandingEmotion Management TestFuture directions for EI development in CroatiaReferencesThe Slovak Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire for AdolescentsEmotional intelligence in Slovak conditionsOperationalization of the trait EI constructStudy 1Study 2Discussion for Study 1 and Study 2ConclusionReferencesTrait emotional intelligence in the context of the multiple intelligence model in SlovakiaGardner’s multiple intelligence modelMultiple intelligence and emotional intelligenceResearch methodResearch questionResearch groupResearch methodsResultsDiscussion and conclusionReferencesThe emotional and social intelligence of Slovak managersIntroduction to the emotional and social intelligence of Slovak managersEmotional intelligenceSocial intelligenceEmotional versus social intelligenceEmotional and social intelligence in managementEmotional and social intelligence: Gender studies in managementResearch methodResearch resultsConclusionReferencesII Applications of emotional intelligenceEmotional intelligence as a predictor of the career decision-making strategies of adolescents in SlovakiaIntroduction to emotional intelligence as a predictor of career decision-making strategiesCareer decision-making stylesThe multidimensional model of career decision-making profilesEmotional intelligenceEI in career decision-makingEI as an ability and career decision-makingEmotional-social intelligence and career decision-makingPerceived EI and career decision-making strategiesTrait EI and career decision-making strategiesResearch methodAim of the researchMethodsParticipantsMeasurementsStatisticsResultsDiscussionConclusionReferencesTrait emotional intelligence in the career decision-making process of Slovak adolescentsIntroduction to trait emotional intelligence in the career decision-making processResearch methodAim of the researchResearch sampleMeasurementsResultsDiscussionConclusionReferencesTrait emotional intelligence as a predictor of the achievement motivation of Slovak university studentsIntroduction to achievement motivationAchievement motivation and emotional intelligenceResearch methodResearch sampleMethodsResultsConclusionReferencesEmotional intelligence development in LithuaniaDemographics and history of LithuaniaPsychosocial risk factors in LithuaniaThe Association of Social Emotional Learning in LithuaniaThe development of teachers’ social emotional competencesThe application of EI in the larger societyEI in corporate managersEI of Lithuanian and Latvian student athletesEI and well-being of young people in LithuaniaEmotional intelligence and family psychosocial factorsEI and health behavior among university studentsThe Learning to BE projectConclusionReferencesEmotional intelligence in Poland: Developments in teachers’ emotional abilitiesEmotional intelligence research in PolandReview of selected research in PolandEmotional intelligence measures in PolandThe Institute for the Development of EmotionsResearch methodSampleMeasuresProceduresResultsDiscussionFuture development of emotional intelligence in PolandReferencesTrait emotional intelligence in Bulgarian family relationshipsDemographic features of BulgariaResearch methodsSampleMeasuresProcedureResultsDiscussion and conclusionReferencesEmotional intelligence from Eastern European perspectives: Summary, synthesis, and future challenges – conclusionsOverviewCultural perspectivesConceptual and measurement perspectivesApplicationsChallenges and future directionsReferencesAuthor indexSubject index