Erin Brockovich Emotional Intellegence POE

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ERIN BROCKOVICH’S VIDEO

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NE MORULE 26974126

COURSE NAME GHRM 526

LECTURER PROF BOTHA

SUBMISSION DATE 01-11-2019

Table of Contents

1.Growth and development of Erin’s emotional intelligence including five compentencies as indentified by Goleman(2001)……………………………………………………………….1

1.1 Self awareness………………………………………………………………….…………..2

1.2 Self management…………………………………………………………..……………….2

1.3 Social Awareness……………………………………………………………………………3

1.4 Relationship Management………………………………………………………………….3

1.5…………………………………………………………………………………….…………..4

2.Managing Erin’s behaviour………………………………………………………………….5

3.Personality traits………………………………………………………..……………………..7

4.Motivation…………………………………..…………………………………………………11

5.Job transition theories…………………………..…………………………………………..14

6.Job description and job specification…………………………….………………………..15

7.Behavioural types of questions for Erin’s job interview ……………………..………….

8.Perfomance agreement of Erin…………………………………………………………….17

9.Perfomance assessment template………………………………………………………….18

10.Five dimensions of the Job characteristics……………………………………………….

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11.Locus of control of Erin…………………………………………………………………..20

12.Work life balance…………………………………………………………………………….20

13.Erin’s work engagement levels…………………………………………………………..21

14.Organisational culture………………………………………………………………………22

15. Teamwork…………………………………………………………………………………..23

16.References………………………………………………………………………………….24

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Emotional intelligence is a personal and social intelligence that enables a person to perceive, understand and manage their own emotions and the emotions of others, express and control emotions appropriately and listen to others with empathy.

Emotional intelligence requires good interpersonal skills, being able to recognise one’s own and other feelings and having sound relationships and self motivationThe Emotional intelligence theory was introduced by Daniel Goleman and according to him the four dimension of Emotional Intelligence are, self awareness, self management, social awarenss and relationship management (Management ,Slocum, Staude, Louw and Zindiye page 43 – 47)

Assessment of Erin Brockovich’s emotional Intelligence

1.1 Self awareness

Self awareness is defined as the ability to recognise one’s own emotions and their effects on others.

Erin was aware of her emotions but never assessed them, the way she was communicating with her colleagues shows that she did not have good interpersonal skills and all her colleagues were against her

She was mainly focusing on being a best character to her children, she didn’t have a balance between work and other life activities

1.2 Self managementSelf management is defined as understanding how to control disruptive emotions and drives. A person need to manage those emotions in order to establish a positive relations with his/her employees

Erin in this case didn’t have self management skills. The way she talking to her boss Ed, it show that she didn’t know how to control her emotions. When Ed was addressing the issue of the dress code, she just told him straight in his face the she will wear whatever she likes.

1.3 Social Awareness

Social awareness is defined as good at understanding other’s situations and taking active interests in their concerns at a personal level and that is empathy.

Enrin has good relations with her clients compared to her colleagues. She was very emphathic to her clients and manage to well with them. She even went an extra mile by working away from her children trying to make all her clients to sign a petition

1.4 Relationship management

Relationship management is defined as the ability to lead others and work with others in order to build interpersonal relations, achieving shared goals and resolving disagreements.

Enrin was not able to work with her colleagues and also not able to manage and resolve conflict but was able to work well with her clients . She was not a team player, she preferred working alone

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3.Personal traits

Erin is a reliable ,dependable and able to work under pressure. She managed to work alone on the case that she was investigating and was working under pressure as she has children that she needed to look after work.

She is an extrovert as she is outgoing and sociable. She was not agreeable to most of the things as she always wanted her opinion to be heard. When coming to conscientiousness she was organized and dependable ,she could do her job without supervision. Her emotional stability was neurotic and anxious. She was also open but not to her colleagues only when she interact with her clients(A Woods and A West page 55)

Erin’s behaviour and attitude changed during the movie because

4.There are three different theories of motivation: Maslow hierarchy of needs,Alderfer ERG Theory and Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory(A Woods and A West page 122 – 124)

According to Maslow Hierachy of Needs Erin has the following needs:

Physiological: Enrin’s was motivated by money and fighting for her family’s survival (also Existence need according to Alderfer ERG Theory)

Safety: She needed a job security and a safe environment for her kids while she is working during the day

Social: She had a need to be loved and to belong as she ended up having a boyfriend that loved her and looked after her kids (also similar to Relatedness need according to Alderfer ERG Theory)

Self Esteem: She strived for personal accomplishment and competence as she won the case against

Five ways in which Erin was motivated includes the the reward she got for winning the case (Physiological).The job she got from Ed’s company (Safety).The love she got from her boyfriend even after she divorced twice (Social).The respect she got from his clients (Esteem) and she fulfilled her potential (Self actualisation)

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6. Job description and Job specification

Job description

Recording of client’s data and information. Retrieving files for legal staff.Communicating with clients. Managing of clients files (including scanning, copying, indexing, coding and labelling) .Setting appointments and meeting. Completing of research for legal staff and drafting correspondence and summarising of findings and write up petitions

Job specification

Matric, Proficient in Computer skills, Must be able to speak and write English

Erin’s KSAOs

Legal administrative skills, Confidentiality, Planning and Organising ,Communication and Interpersonal skills

7.Behavioural types of questions for Erin

1. How do you handle conflict?

2. Are you a team player on do you prefer working alone and why?

3. How do you handle pressure4.What do you do if you have a disagreement at work

5.Have you ever motivated your colleagues and please give an example

8.Perfomance agreement

Perfomance agreement entered into by and between:

The Masry & Vititoe Law Firm herein represented by Ed: Manager of Legal Services referred to as employer and Erin Brockovich in her capacity as legal clerk herein referred to as employee.

Whereby it is agreed as follows:

The purpose of this agreement is to communicate with the employee the performance expectations of the employer; She will be expected to:

Key Performance ArearsRecording of client’s data and information

Retrieving files for legal staff

Communicating with clients.

Managing of clients files (including scanning, copying, indexing, coding and labelling)

Setting appointments and meeting.

Completing of research for legal staff and drafting correspondence and summarising of findings and write up petitions

Validity of the agreement

The agreement will be valid for the period of ______________________

Signed at: Masry & Vititoe Head quarters

Date:_________________

Employer’s signature

Employee’s signature

9.Perfomance Assessment Template

Name and Surname: Erin BrockovichJob title: Legal Clerk

Period:

Assessment Factors Job Knowledge Meet Expectations Exceed Expectations Not meet Expectations

Interpersonal relations Meet expectations Exceed expectations Does not meet expectations

Communications 10. Five dimensions of Job Charateristics16.ReferencesThe Psychology of Work and Organizations

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