Join Dr. Krister Lowe and show guests--Dr. Vanessa Druskat and Dr. Steven Wolff—co-authors of the Team Emotional Intelligence Survey for this episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast.
Drs. Vanessa Druskat and. Steven B. Wolff have developed a theory of group emotional intelligence that extends the theory of individual emotional intelligence to the group level.
In this episode Dr. Druskat and Dr. Wolff take listeners on a journey from their early days in graduate school conducting research together on teams, to collaborating with Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis on scholarship in the area of team emotional intelligence, to publishing an article in the Harvard Business Review on "Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups," to creating the Team Emotional Intelligence Survey, through some great stories working with real teams using the Team Emotional Intelligence framework and survey, to training team practitioners in the Team Ei instrument.
Specific themes covered in this episode include the 20 years of research behind team emotional intelligence; the team fundamentals, team emotional intelligence norms and social capital outputs that comprise team emotional intelligence and The Team Emotional intelligence Survey; lessons learned applying Team Ei with real world teams; the critical role of norms in facilitating team effectiveness; what differentiates good performing teams from high performing teams and more.
This is a rich episode that listeners are sure to listen to over and over again. All team coaches should be familiar with this important body of knowledge that cracks the code on what drives high performing teams. This is definitely an episode that you won't want to miss!