9th International Multidicsciplinary Scientific Geoconference and EXPO, SGEM 2009, Albena, Bulgaria, 14 - 19 June 2009, vol.2, pp.849-851
Emotional intelligence is one of the emerging concepts in organizational behavior. Creativity is one of the most important dimensions of students who are attending the institutions related art. As it is well known creativity includes measuring individual abilities, skills, motivation, and training background of the students. The dimensions of Emotional Competence Inventory (ECI, 2nd Version) developed by Boyatzis and Goleman was used in the research. In literature, many quantitative findings indicate that there is a significant relationship individual performance and emotional intelligence skills. In other words, analysis indicates that emotional intelligence skills can serve as a indicator of excellent performance. The sample data for this research is 152 students of art education in Istanbul. In the research, participants emotional intelligence was assessed by the Emotional Competence Inventory (ECI, 2nd Version) developed by Boyatzis and Goleman. According to the results, a strong relationship (r>0,40) was found between individual performance and emotional intelligence skills. © 2009 All Rights Reserved by the International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM Printed in Sofia, Bulgaria.