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 AJIBM  Vol.6 No.4 , April 2016
Emotional Intelligence as an Essential Factor for the Successful Management and Financial Administration of Projects and Programs
Abstract: The ability of administrative leaders to manage their emotions, including the influence they have on the people they work with in projects and programs, influences the way the activities involved are organized, conducted, and implemented and the level of project goals that are usually achieved. The success of projects is determined by a number of factors as indicated in the International Project Management Association (IPMA) Competence Baseline [1]. When analyzed and broken into details, those factors are connected to the management and the financial administration processes throughout the project’s life cycle. Several attempts have been made by scholars to write on some of the factors that can contribute to project success. Emotional intelligence as an essential factor for the successful management and financial administration of projects and programs would be shown through the use of the emotional intelligence pyramid. Emotional intelligence would also be connected to the Projects and Programs Success Roulette Wheel where this study would develop based on the IPMA Competence Eye. Studies have shown that managers must have high emotional intelligence to enable them to achieve success in projects and programs.
Cite this paper: Asare, J. (2016) Emotional Intelligence as an Essential Factor for the Successful Management and Financial Administration of Projects and Programs. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 6, 418-431. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2016.64038.
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