Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory


The Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory asses EI, Emotional Intelligence, in relation to the workplace. The seven subscales of the Genos EI Inventory cover the ability to manage emotions in an appropriate, professional, and productive manner at work. The instrument focuses on measuring the frequency with which someone may display emotionally intelligent actions.

The instrument consists of 70 questions and includes report rating from managers, peers, and customers. The test requires 20 minutes to complete. The instrument is provided in a variety of forms: Self Assessments, Multi-Rater Assessments, Group Assessments, and Recruitment Reports.

Author

Ben Palmer and Con Stough, Swinburne University.

Validity and Reliability

The Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory is an established instrument. The Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory has been investigated by 5 peer-reviewed and published research papers. The instrument has 3,000 general workplace norms and 1,000 senior executive norms. The mean subscale reliability for internal consistency (the alpha scores for the eight subscales tested over five nationalities) ranges from 0.71 to 0.85. A test-reliability coefficient of .83 was calculated over a two month period for the Genos subscales. The reliability estimates are closely related to such other emotional intelligence self-report measures, such as the Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory and the Emotional Competence Inventory.

Where to Find

Genos

Administration, Analysis and Reporting

Statistics Solutions consists of a team of professional methodologists and statisticians that can assist the student or professional researcher in administering the survey instrument, collecting the data, conducting the analyses and explaining the results.

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References

Gignac, G. E. (in press). Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory: Technical Manual.

Palmer, B., & Stough, C. (2001). Workplace SUEIT: Swinburne University Emotional Intelligence Test – Technical Manual. Hawthorne: Organisational Psychology Research Unit, Swinburne University.

Palmer, B. R., Stough, C., Hamer, R., & Gignac, G. E. (in press). Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory. In C. Stough, D. Saklofske, &, J. Parker (Ed.), Advances in the measurement of emotional intelligence. New York: Springer.

Published Abstracts

Adams, M. 5, Lobb, B. (2006). Exploring the relationship between emotional intelligence and career success. In C. Stough, D. Saklofske, & K. Hansen (Eds.), Emotional Intelligence: International Symposium 2005 (pp. 115-136). Melbourne : Tertiary Press.

Hansen, K. (2006). Emotional intelligence and clinical depression. In C. Stough, D.H. Saklofske, & K. Hansen (Eds.), Emotional Intelligence: International symposium 2005 (pp. 237-250). Melbourne: Tertiary Press.

Palmer, B. R., Gardner, L., & Stough, C. (2003). The relationship between emotional intelligence, personality, and leadership. Australian Journal of Psychology, 55, 140-14.


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