Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance;
6. Emotional Intelligence helps one to balance interpersonal relationships empathetically. Explain. (150 words)
Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications.
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.
Key Demand of the question:
To explain as to how emotional intelligence an individual to understand and behave with empathy in interpersonal relationships.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Introduction should mention the essence of EI in one’s own word. Discuss the concept.
Furnish example to bring clarity. Discuss about practical aspects of applying Emotional Intelligence in interpersonal relationships. Self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management teach one to behave with empathy with others. It equips to understand other point of view especially if it’s a divergent view. It acts as relationship builder.
Conclude that by applying Emotional Intelligence, not only empathetic relationships but also effectiveness and efficiency in administration can also be brought.