Although considered quiet and docile, Kenia accepting full responsibility for the $80 million income overstatement from 1990 to 1992. Coworkers were shocked as the employee seemed so quiet and timid. Even after the admittance of carrying out the fraud, many third parties remained incredulous that Kenia was the mastermind behind the fraud. Polishan and Pomerantz both denied any knowledge of the fraud that took place. Leslie Fay’s audit committee quickly launched a full investigation which took approximately 8 months.
I was continually drained mentally and felt weak and out of it physically. I had a hard time thinking straight, putting together cohesive thoughts. I was very melancholy. Reading the definition for distress, I really think that is where I was. I had this happen a few years later when I was in a job I did not like, with a boss I did not like.
Self-awareness Self-awareness means that someone knows his or her emotions and recognizes a feeling as it happens. It is the keystone of emotional intelligence. Examples in the day-to-day-life could be the knowledge of when you are thinking negatively, when you are becoming angry, how your are interpreting certain events, what senses you are currently using, how to communicate accurately what you experience, and the moments when your mood changes. Emotional Awareness People who are aware of their emotions recognize their feelings and know how they affect them. They are aware of the influence their feelings have on the way they behave and they have a "guiding awareness of their values and goals".
Therefore, we need to learn how to develop and take care of our emotional health, this involves emotional intelligence. One component of emotional intelligence is the ability; ability to monitor ones self. Which involves being in tune with what you are actually feeling, and being aware of the emotions you are experiencing. It means that you give attention to the information you gather as a result of be aware of your thoughts and feelings. You also need the ability able to access yourself.
There is a big emphasis in today’s society to value a person’s “Intelligence Quotient” or I.Q. as their main capability to succeed due to the fact that the I.Q. is the most well known predictor for intelligence. Another better predictor for assessing a person’s ability to succeed is “Emotional Intelligence” which is unfortunately mostly overlooked. This is an ability that unlike IQ, which is relatively fixed, can be learned and improved at any stage in life.
It’s an impact on yourself learning and knowledge you have gained. Helps you to recognise on how to what you have done well so it can be put in practice for other situations. Also means in reflecting your own values, beliefs, and experiences which will help your thoughts and ideas to share with your colleagues. Use this to gain better strength weakness so that you learn from your own mistakes and take the appropriate actions in future. Improves your basic judgement and professionally enables you to apply skills to the personal development cycle.
The most interesting item to me was learning about “Locus of Control” and whether you or the members of your group possess a strong internal or external control. This can really help when determining what type of reward to use in order to motivate members or the group as a whole. How does this knowledge affect the way you interact in groups? It effects my interactions with groups in that I will be more cognizant of the members and group when dealing with incentives to motivate. As stated in our text book Engleberg and Wynn (2010), “Rewards should be associated with worthy behavior and should be
Respond Accurately To Client’s Feelings, Emotions, And Moods Helpers need to respond to clients’ emotions in such a way to move the helping process forward. This means identifying key emotions to the client either expresses or discusses (helper perceptiveness) and weaving them into the dialogue (helper know-how) even when they are sensitive or part of a messy situation (helper courage or assertiveness) * Use the right family of emotions and the right intensity In the basic empathy formula, “You feel…” should be followed by the correct family of emotions and the correct intensity. Family. The statements “You feel hurt”, You feel relieved”,
Emotional and Practical Intelligence Emotional and practical intelligence are two very different traits. Certain successes come from both types of intelligence. Emotionally intelligent people have the ability to accurately assess, evaluate, and express emotions. They understand others feelings or experiences, and know how to respond appropriately. Social skills, self-awareness, and empathy are based on emotional intelligence.