The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Organizational Leadership: A Social Science Perspective


  • Dr. Maria Amjad Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Author


Leadership effectiveness, Team dynamics, Organizational culture, Employee engagement, Conflict resolution, Decision-making, Communication, Social science, Organizational leadership, Emotional intelligence


This paper explores the significance of emotional intelligence (EI) in the realm of organizational leadership from a social science perspective. Drawing on existing research and theoretical frameworks, it examines the impact of EI on various aspects of leadership effectiveness, including communication, decision-making, conflict resolution, and employee engagement. The paper also discusses the implications of EI for organizational culture, team dynamics, and overall performance. Through a comprehensive analysis, it highlights the importance of developing EI competencies among leaders and provides insights into strategies for enhancing EI within organizational contexts.