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Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Transformational Leadership Style: A Gender Comparison

Springfield College; IBIS Consulting Group, Inc
Journal of Business and Psychology (Impact Factor: 1.25). 01/2003; 17(3):387-404. DOI: 10.1023/A:1022816409059

ABSTRACT This study examined the predictive relationship between emotional intelligence and transformational leadership style. The researchers also wanted to determine gender differences in the relationship between emotional intelligence and transformational leadership style, as well as the gender differences in the emotional intelligence scores and transformational leadership style of managers. A significant predictive relationship (p < .05)="" was="" found="" between="" transformational="" leadership="" style="" and="" emotional="" intelligence.="" no="" significant="" interaction="">p < .05)="" was="" found="" between="" gender="" and="" emotional="" intelligence="" while="" predicting="" transformational="" leadership="" style.="" a="" significant="" difference="">p < .05)="" was="" found="" in="" the="" emotional="" intelligence="" of="" scores="" of="" male="" and="" female="" managers.="" lastly,="" no="" significant="" difference="">p > .05) was found in the transformational leadership scores of male and female managers.

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