Timeline of when emotional intelligence will be a must-have skill worldwide 2019

In a 2019 survey, 36 percent of executives think that emotional intelligence will become a must-have skill in one to three years. Emotional intelligence relates to the capability for people to perceive, comprehend and control emotions in everyday life to improve the quality of interpersonal-coordination.

By when do you think emotional intelligence will become a "must-have" skill?

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

August to September 2019

Number of respondents

2,250 respondents

Special properties

750 executives and 1,500 non-supervisory employees

Supplementary notes

Survey type and age of executive respondents are not mentioned by the source. Non-supervisory employees surveyed were 18 years old and above.

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