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Development and Validation of a Measure of Emotional Intelligence
Personality and Individual Differences
  • Nicola S. Schutte
  • John M. Malouff
  • Lena E. Hall
  • Donald J. Haggerty
  • Joan T. Cooper
  • Charles J. Golden, Nova Southeastern University
  • Liane Dornheim
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This series of studies describes the development of a measure of emotional intelligence based on the model of emotional intelligence developed by Salovey and Mayer [Salovey, P. & Mayer, J. D. (1990). Emotional intelligence. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 9, 185–211.]. A pool of 62 items represented the different dimensions of the model. A factor analysis of the responses of 346 participants suggested the creation of a 33-item scale. Additional studies showed the 33-item measure to have good internal consistency and testretest reliability. Validation studies showed that scores on the 33-item measure
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Nicola S. Schutte, John M. Malouff, Lena E. Hall, Donald J. Haggerty, et al.. "Development and Validation of a Measure of Emotional Intelligence" Personality and Individual Differences Vol. 25 Iss. 2 (1998) p. 167 - 177 ISSN: 0191-8869
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