Emotional intelligence in a digital age

We are delighted to be featured in the April edition of ACCA magazine. Chief Psychologist, Jo Maddocks contributes to the article ‘Emotional intelligence in a digital age’, where he talks about the important factors which makes us emotionally effective in the digital age. 

Professional accountants need a whole range of emotional competencies to successfully manage the challenges of a tech-enabled world.

“The ability to think logically and objectively, but by taking feelings, values and sensitivities into account, is what makes you personally and interpersonally effective”.

Jo Maddocks, Chief Psychologist

You can read the full article here.

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PSI and JCA Global partner to drive the growth of Emotional Intelligence in business

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JCA Global hires Professor Dave Bartram to shape Emotional Intelligence products and research agenda

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Emotional Intelligence and Job Performance Research Opportunity

An exciting opportunity to partner with JCA Global is currently available for companies interested in utilising Emotional Intelligence. JCA are currently undertaking research on the relationship between Emotional Intelligence (EI) and job performance and are looking to partner with organisations able to provide suitable sample sizes (around 100+ employees).

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JCA Global hires new product director

JCA Global today announced that it has hired chartered psychologist, Dan Hughes, as its new product director. This appointment underlines the business’ continuing focus on significantly developing and evolving its offering across Read more…