Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand, and apply effectively emotions
The Two common type of tools for describing the personality type are DISC which means. Dominance - related to control ,power, and assertiveness. Influence - relates to social situation and communications. Steadiness - relates to being patience, persistence and thoughtfulness. Conscientiousness- relates to the structure and organization. he Myer Briggs Type Indicator tools being used in the project management to develop awareness for preferences for processing information and relationship with the people whereby you questionnaire to collect data from individual and make judgement through evaluation. These 16 are based on four pairs below: Extroversion (E) and Introversion (I) Sensing (S) and Intuition (I) Thinking (T) and Feeling (F) Judging (J) and Perceiving (P) And for making decisions (T-F) and for Planning (J-P). To understanding the differences among people is a critical leadership skills to process information, make decisions and deal with conflict. The Leadership Style may be autocratic or Democratic , Pathfinder (Visionaries) , Problems solvers ( analytical) or Implementers, team oriented. Leader are either transactional or focused on action and decisions, or transformational leaders who focuses on long term need of the group or organizations for example most engineers spend times on training on analytical problem solving.
The leadership type are related to the type of personality of a leader.