The Emotional Intelligence of Senior Executives and their Effect on Products Innovation and on Processes Innovation
AbstractAbstract: The main aim of this empirical research is to prove that the Emotional Intelligence of senior executives exerts a direct and positive effect upon the Innovation within the different enterprises. The study has been managed to a total figure of 139 senior executives belonging to Spanish Companies from a vast wide range of activities and whose have answered a survey of 22 items. In addition to validating the conceptual model, the outcome from this empirical analysis applying the Structural Equation Model have confirmed the “ Starting hypothesis”: “The Emotional Intelligence of Senior Executives exert a direct and positive effect upon products innovation and upon processes innovation within the companies.
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