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American Journal of Educational Research. 2022, 10(4), 179-181
DOI: 10.12691/education-10-4-3
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Social Radar as a Necessity in the School Workplace: Review of Goleman’s Reinforcements on Emotional Intelligence

Kintu Godfrey1, Musiime Joseline1, Muweesi Charles1, , Mugabo Augustine2, Disan Kuteesa Mugyenyi3 and Achan Nancy4

1Busitema University

2St Henry’s College Kitovu

3Kyambogo University

4Muni University

Pub. Date: April 05, 2022

Cite this paper:
Kintu Godfrey, Musiime Joseline, Muweesi Charles, Mugabo Augustine, Disan Kuteesa Mugyenyi and Achan Nancy. Social Radar as a Necessity in the School Workplace: Review of Goleman’s Reinforcements on Emotional Intelligence. American Journal of Educational Research. 2022; 10(4):179-181. doi: 10.12691/education-10-4-3

Abstract

The purpose of this review was to establish the relevancy of social radar in the day to day work as underpinned from Goleman book working with emotional Intelligence Chapter three (3), which prorogates that Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a more important factor than Intelligent Quotient (IQ) to enjoying a successful life and maintaining fruitful and secure relationships with others. After a review, it was found out that lack of a social radar leads to social awkwardness, that a person can have the best training in the world, possess an incisive and analytical mind or even the supply of endless ideas, but still would not make a good leader without empathy (social radar). Arising out of the review, it concluded that empathic leaders more so in schools with good people skills (social radar) know intuitively how to build bridges to others so that relationship bonds are robust. It recommends that for leaders to have the best social radar, should strive to listen well, gain perspective of others and give help to others.

Keywords:
social radar emotional intelligence work empathy

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