Emotional Intelligence

Emotion – UPSC Ethics

To understand the concept of Emotional Intelligence and realise its potential usage in present times it is necessary to understand the concept of Emotion and the inter-linkages between Action & Emotion as well as between Emotion & Reason Concept of emotion is largely absent from contemporary theories of action. Philosophers of action concern themselves with …

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Case Study : Impartiality from Referees / Judges – UPSC GS4

Case Study on Impartiality/Anger/Sports-Ethics: In 2022 Australian Open, a tennis player was taking on court advice from his coach. Player Tsitsipas was continuously doing it, but the referee was not taking any action. So his opponent, Medvedev got angry and started argument with the Referee, “Bro, are you mad? His father can coach every point? …

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Emotional Intelligence – UPSC Ethics

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It is generally said to include three skills: emotional awareness; the ability to harness emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problem solving; and the ability to manage emotions, which includes regulating your own emotions and cheering up or calming down …

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Emotional Intelligence in Bureaucrats – UPSC Ethics

With examples, examine the importance of emotional intelligence for a bureaucrat. (200 Words) Emotional Intelligence is capacity of understanding our feelings/emotions as well as of others’ and use them to better manage our relations. Unlike past when public administration was impersonal and dehumanizing, role of behavior and nature of a bureaucrat has gained enormous importance. …

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Emotional Intelligence and Politicians – UPSC Ethics

EI is the way of realising one’s own emotions and also others emotions and applying that knowledge to arrive at an optimal solution.   Why EI is important for public servants? Control and understanding of own emotions enables one to take well evaluated decisions and not hurried decisions. Completion of sub-ordinate work: Emotional persuasion will …

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Emotional Intelligence and Empathy – UPSC Ethics

Examine the relationship between empathy and emotional intelligence. Explain with examples why a public servant should have both these qualities. (200 Words) Empathy means imagining yourself in the situation of other to understands his state of mind. This results in longing to do something for other. Emotional Intelligence means understanding the emotions of other, differentiate …

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Emotional Intelligence and Good Governance – UPSC Ethics

How important is emotional intelligence for ensuring good governance? Analyse. (200 Words) Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to sense, gauge and utilise emotion in our day to day function. Together with IQ, EI is a vital determinant of individual success. In governance function, where human interface is maximum, EI play a deciding factor in …

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