THE ROLE OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN LEADERSHIP IN THE CONTEXT OF PORTUGUESE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: THE CASE OF A MILITARY ORGANIZATION
The interest it the subject of Emotional Intelligence has been growing over the past few years, forcing an extension of its scope to many social and organizational sectors, including the command functions of police forces. However, the literature on the use of Emotional Intelli-gence in leadership roles, especially in the military context, is still very scarce. That said, this article has the general objective of analyzing the impact of Emotional Intelli-gence on Leadership. To this end, a Case Study was carried out at the Military Organization, where questionnaire inquiries were implemented, listening to 53 Officers and Sergeants Commanders of Detachment. Through the results obtained it is possible to verify that Emotional Intelligence influences the performance of the Officers and Sergeants Commanders of Detachment as leaders. Bearing this in mind and the general objective of the present article in account, it is possible to state that Emotional Intelligence has a great impact on Leadership.