Transformational Leadership and Emotional Intelligence in Corrections
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Correctional leaders must engage with their employees in a more approachable way and be able to respond empathetically to situations. As such, the National Institute of Corrections encourages transformational leadership, which is a leadership style based on mentorship and accessibility. In addition, all corrections employees should aim to improve their emotional intelligence, which can help them respond more effectively to volatile situations.
American Military University’s Dr. Michael Pittaro explains why transformational leadership and emotional intelligence in corrections is essential:
For more information on transformational leadership and emotional intelligence, check out the resources below:
- Why Transformational Leaders Should Embrace Emotional Intelligence
- How Emotional Intelligence Benefits Correctional Officers
- Corrections Administrators Must Change their Leadership Style