Emotional Competence Assessment
Emotional competence test is used to:
It helps adults and adolescents understand themselves and know about their behavior, their interaction with others and identify their strengths and weaknesses.
It helps them in the process of taking critical decisions. An individual can administer this questionnaire to himself/herself or to another person, which helps the individual to know how he/she sees himself/herself and how others see him/her or how he/she sees others. Therefore, it is useful for institutions.
Numerous research studies have shown that emotional competence significantly affects interactive competency and the ability to perform tasks. Individuals who show high levels of emotional competence have high ability to understand themselves and others. These individuals also have great ability to make critical decisions and express their opinions. Also, they were able to effectively control their feelings and they have the sufficient enthusiasm, energy, and optimism that enable them to achieve success. In addition, they have the ability to respond to personal and institutional interactions and to be courteous to others with diplomacy and ingenuity. So they have a great ability to adapt to complex environments. These individuals are experts in identifying the emotions of their colleagues at work or school, clients, supervisors or teachers and deal with them appropriately. Researches indicate that there is a significant correlation between emotional competence and mental happiness indicators, which include positive and negative emotional states of the individuals, satisfaction with life, and satisfaction in work and study. Students with high emotional intelligence were more skilled at motivating others, achieving their goals and objectives, and performing their tasks. They were more socially influential than others in many areas. They have the ability to do several tasks without discarding the order of priority. These students have the ability to solve problems and deal with the situation in a new and innovative manner and they prefer to work with colleagues.
Recent researches have shown that the inclusion of emotional competence in the educational process will have a significant impact on the educational system as a whole. It also makes emotional and social changes within the classroom and contributes to strengthening the spirit drops within the school. Additionally, it reduces the level of violence and abuse among the youth. Emotional competence is also significantly related to academic performance.