Leadership, Management, Emotional Intelligence, Private Organization, Public Organization
Gabriela, Solomon Ionela
Emotional intelligence is a subject that was studied and debated by scholars in the last 20 years, with applications in leadership and management studies. Leadership idea incorporates social and emotional intelligence as a trait of leadership required for a strong leader. Behavioral complexity is a basic element of the effectiveness of a leader and is reflected in the fact that the leader by its nature, is forced to play different roles at different times, adapted to various situations. This is possible through emotional maturity that a leader must have – as a specific trait of emotional intelligence. The article presents a research based on Friedman scale, in order to determine the level of emotional maturity of employees and leaders for two types of organizations, a public and a private organization.