What is the EIQ16 Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire?

The EIQ16 Questionnaire included with our Emotional Intelligence course for leaders provides information about a person's emotional intelligence and competencies. It is is based on a concept model of emotional intelligence similar to the framework developed by Mayer, Salovey and Caruso (2002).

EIQ Emotional Intelligence Quesionnaire Leadership Directions
EIQ16 provides an in-depth profile of the individual's emotional intelligence level, style, and competencies.
Increase awareness and understanding of EI.
Analyse emotional intelligence level and competencies.
Offer practical tips for performance improvement.
Improve emotional intelligence and emotional skills.
The questionnaire, which takes about 15 minutes to complete, measures EQ, four key branches of emotional intelligence, and the 16 emotional competencies shown below using the Standard Ten (Sten) scoring system. It provides an in-depth profile of the individual's emotional intelligence level, style, and competencies along with tips and suggestions to improve performance.
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Self-analysis Analyses own emotions in different situations and states.
Analysis of others Recognises how others are feeling in different situations and states.
Self-expression Expresses emotions and needs appropriately for the situation.
Discrimination Recognises feelings and emotions that point to dishonesty or manipulation.


Thinking Uses feelings and emotions to redirect or prioritise thinking.
Judgment Uses feelings and emotions to facilitate judgment and decision making.
Sensitivity Capitalises on mood changes to appreciate multiple points of view.
Problem solving Uses emotional states to facilitate problem solving and creativity.


Symptoms Spots the clues and warning signs of common emotional states.
Causes Understands the root causes of positive and negative emotions.
Complexity Understands complex feelings and emotional blends.
Transitions Understands transitions among different feelings and emotions.


Openness Open to pleasant and unpleasant feelings and emotions.
Monitoring Monitors feelings and emotions and reflects on implications and meaning.
Self-control Knows how to control own feelings and emotions effectively.
Managing others Handles others' feelings and emotions sensitively and effectively.

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