In the leadership literature, emotional competence is commonly regarded as an important quality of an effective leader. In this chapter, the basic concepts and theories of emotional competence are introduced. The role of emotional competence in positive youth development and effective leadership is described. To help students appreciate the importance of emotional competence, a lecture on emotional competence was developed in a subject entitled “Tomorrow’s leaders” at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The objectives, intended learning outcomes, lecture outline and lecture materials are presented in this chapter. Issues regarding the teaching of emotional competence are discussed.
|Title of host publication||Leadership|
|Subtitle of host publication||Promoting Leadership and Intrapersonal Development in University Students|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers, Inc.|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2017|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)