Mysuru, June 8:- Emotional intelligence has gained momentum over the years, in managing emotions intelligently and to dealing with people issues at the workplace. Especially, in the context of leadership effectiveness, this concept has proved to be imperative, in today’s business.
Considering the prevailing situation, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) had organised Management Development Programme (MDP) on ‘Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership,’ at its premise on Chamundi Hill Road here on Friday.
The program was aimed at to facilitate the participants to appraise and appreciate the issues and concerns a leader encounters in organisational situations while dealing with people, both individually and in teams. Through experiential learning and simulations, the programme deliberated the various ways of leading in organisations, with the help of Emotional Intelligence, as an effective tool. Topics, such as leadership styles, leading teams, managing conflict, and emotion management, were discussed.
H Gayathri, Deputy Director, SDMIMD, inaugurated the programme.
Nilanjan Sengupta, professor – OB and HR and Mousumi Sengupta, professor – OB and HR, from SDMIMD, were the resource persons for the programme.
Around 30 participants from corporate and administrative heads of the institutions participated in the programme. Sunil M V, coordinator of the programme and faculty members were present. (MR)