International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

ISSN: 2075-0161 (Print), ISSN: 2075-017X (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJMECS Vol.5, No.12, Dec. 2013

An Efficient Framework based on Emotional Intelligence to Improve Team Performance in Developing Countries

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FaizaAyub Syed,Adeel Rafiq,Bilal Ahsan,Muhammad NadeemMajeed

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Emotional Intelligence (EI)


In Project management, team's motivation is one of the most important factors in the success of a project. Project Managersmanage the whole project by assuring that all the members are performing the duties they are assigned. Emotional Intelligence is the ability to identify the attitude of a team member towards a project. In developing countrieslack of emotional intelligence factors may cost people their jobs. In this paper conflict management, technical management, interest development and stress management problems are discussed with reference to developing countries and an efficient approach to resolve these issues is also proposed. Therefore project managers should raise their EI (emotional intelligence) and also help members to raise their EI. This paper explores the related work in EI, and then finds the useful Emotional Intelligence factors which are appropriate for the project manager. Then this paper also determinesa framework which is useful for project managers.

Cite This Paper

FaizaAyub Syed, Adeel Rafiq, Bilal Ahsan, Muhammad NadeemMajeed,"An Efficient Framework based on Emotional Intelligence to Improve Team Performance in Developing Countries", IJMECS, vol.5, no.12, pp.16-23, 2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2013.12.03


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