Dr. Robert Emmerling


Affiliation: Competency International
Email: Emmerling@sbcglobal.net

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Biography

Dr. Robert Emmerling is a leading expert in the assessment and development of competencies and emotional intelligence in the workplace, and has spent his career as a consultant, researcher and lecturer specializing in this area.  Since 1997 he has been working on the cutting-edge of competency-based research, assessment and training with premier thought leaders in the field, such as Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis.

Through his work as a member of  the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations, a group founded by Dr. Daniel Goleman, he has been involved in some of the most influential work in the field of competencies and emotional intelligence, including the development of best practice guidelines for training and developing emotional intelligence (Cherniss, Goleman, Emmerling, Cowan, & Adler, 1998), and the identification and evaluation of model programs that significantly enhance social and emotional competencies in the workplace.

In addition to competencies and emotional intelligence, he also specializes in the area of leadership assessment and development, executive coaching, 360-degree feedback, career change, organizational development, change management, program evaluation, and instructional design.  He has provided consultation on these issues to companies around the world including Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, Novartis, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LSG Sky Chefs, Brocade Communications, Ameriprise Financial Advisors, TATA Autocomp Systems (India), Hindustan Petroleum (India) and Hess Corporation.

Dr. Emmerling is also co-editor of the book Emotional Intelligence: Theoretical and Cultural Perspectives, publishedin 2008 by Nova Science Publishers.  He is a visiting professor of Organizational Behavior at ESADE (Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain) and a member of the Leadership Development Research Centre also based in ESADE.  In addition, he has served as faculty and co-designer of the Certificate Program in Leadership Studies at Rutgers University and is the creator and webmaster of the world’s most visited website related to emotional intelligence ( www.eiconsortium.org) which has received over 9 million visitors since being launched in 1998.  Robert holds a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology from Rutgers University and is a member of the American Psychological Association and a founding member of the Indian Forum for Emotional Intelligence Learning.

Books

Emmerling, R. J., Shanwal, V., & Mandal, M. (Eds.) (2008) Emotional Intelligence: Theoretical and Cultural Perspectives. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Articles

Emmerling, R. J., Canboy, B., Batista, J. M., & Serlavos, R. (Forthcoming). Leadership Education: Theory and Practice. International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Science (2nd ed.)

Emmerling, R. J. & Boyatzis, R. (2012). Emotional and Social Intelligence Competencies:  Cross Cultural Implications.  Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 19(1), 4-18.

Ryan, G., Emmerling, R. J., & Spencer, L. M. (2009). Distinguishing High Performing European Executives: The Role of Emotional, Social and Cognitive Competencies. Journal of Management Development, 28(9), 859-875.

Emmerling, R. J. & Goleman, D. (2005). Leading with emotion: Emotional intelligence predicts success. Leadership Excellence, 22(7), 9.

Emmerling, R. J. & Goleman, D (2003).  Emotional Intelligence: Issues and Common Misunderstandings. Issues in Emotional Intelligence, 1(1), available: www.eiconsortium.org.

Emmerling, R. J. & Cherniss, C. (2003). Emotional intelligence and the Career Choice Process. Journal of Career Assessment. 11(2),153-167.

Cherniss, C., Goleman, D., Emmerling, R. J., Cowan, K., & Adler, M (1998). Bringing Emotional Intelligence to the Workplace. New Brunswick. NJ: Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations, Rutgers University.

Book Chapters

Emmerling, R. J. (2008). Toward an Applied Science of Emotional Intelligence in the Global Workplace: Key Issues and Challenges.  In  R. J. Emmerling, V. Shanwal, & M. Mandal (Eds.) Emotional Intelligence: Theoretical and Cultural Perspectives. Nova Science Publishing: Hauppauge, NY

Emmerling, R. J. & Goleman, D (2005). Emotional Intelligence: Issues and Common Misunderstandings. In K. B. S. Kumar (Ed.) Emotional Intelligence Research Insights. ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, India.

International Presentations

Emmerling, R. J. (2011, September). Emotions and Organizational Change. Presented at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Emmerling, R. J. (2011, March). Emotional and Social Intelligence Competencies: Best Practices to Ensure a Positive ROI. Keynote address given to the First Conference on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations, University of Lleida, Lleida, Spain.

Emmerling, R. J. (2010, March). Emotional Intelligence 2010: Clarifying Constructs to Improve Leadership Research and Practice. Keynote address given to the 3rd Global Emotional Intelligence Forum.  Mumbai, India.

Emmerling, R. J. (2010, February). El modelo de competencias de Inteligencia Emocional. Presented to the Centro Europeo de Coaching Ejecutivo (University of Valencia), Valencia, Spain.

Emmerling, R. J. & Mari i Barrajón, L. (2009, May). Emotional Intelligence in Organizations. Presented at the University of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.

Emmerling, R. J. (2009, April). How Emotional Intelligence Competencies Drive Performance.  Keynote address given at the 2nd Global Emotional Intelligence Forum.  Mumbai, India.

Emmerling, R. J. (2008, April).  Assessing Emotional and Social Competencies in the Workplace. Presentation given to the 13th Human Resource Conference. Istanbul, Turkey.

Emmerling, R. J. (2008, Jan.). Emotional and Social Competencies in the Workplace.  Keynote address given to the 1st Global Emotional Intelligence Forum.  Mumbai, India.

Emmerling, R. J. (2007, Sept).  Developing EI-Based Models for Use in the Workplace. Presentation given to the I Congreso Internacional de Inteligencia Emocional. Malaga, Spain.

Emmerling R. J. (2007, May). Guidelines for Developing Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace.  Keynote address given to the International Emotional Intelligence and Communication Symposium. Izmir, Turkey

Emmerling, R. J. & Mari i Barrajon, L. (2006, November). Applying Social and Emotional Competencies in the Workplace.  Presented at the University of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.

Emmerling, R.J. (2005, June).  Training Tomorrow's Leaders: Developing the EI of Business Students. Presented to the Nexus EQ Conference. Egmond an Zee: Holland

Emmerling, R.J. (2005, April).  Emotional Intelligence and Resonant Leadership: Best Practices for Developing Emotional Intelligence. Presented to the 2005 CALL Leadership Retreat: Lake Tahoe: California.

Emmerling, R.J. (2004, December).  Developing the Emotional Intelligence of Leaders. Keynote address presented to the 1st National Forum on Emotional Intelligence.  Mexico City, Mexico.

Emmerling, R.J. (2004, October). Emotional Intelligence: Issues and Common Misunderstandings. Presented at the EQ Power Tools Conference, Denver Colorado.

Emmerling, R.J. (2004, July). Emotional intelligence and Leadership: Best Practices. Presented at the Universidad Publica de Navarra: Pamplona, Spain.

Emmerling R.J. (2003, July). Brining Emotional Intelligence to the Workplace. Presented to the Bay Area Organizational Development Network. Oakland, California.

Emmerling R.J. (2002, August). Best Practices in Program Design for Increasing Emotional Intelligence in Corporate Settings. Presented at Columbia University’s International Conference on Social and Emotional Intelligence, New York, NY.

 

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