Measuring Emotional Intelligence: Tools & Benefits


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What is emotional intelligence?

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1. Which answer best describes the ESCI (Emotional and Social Competence Inventory)?

2. How does the MSCEIT (Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence) test work?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How is emotional intelligence described? Why is it measured? You need to be familiar with this type of information to answer all questions appearing on this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you feel you are ready for the quiz, you should be prepared to:

  • Define emotional intelligence
  • Describe the Emotional and Social Competence Inventory (ESCI)
  • Explain how the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence test (MSCEIT) works
  • List the four areas the ESCI breaks down results into
  • Name the benefits of measuring emotional intelligence

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define emotional intelligence
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the MSCEIT and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the benefits of measuring emotional intelligence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ESCI

Additional Learning

Find more details about this topic in the lesson titled Measuring Emotional Intelligence: Tools & Benefits. You will have the opportunity to learn:

  • What type of test has been used by companies for years
  • Which major companies now use emotional intelligence tests
  • How many competencies the ESCI rates people on
  • What four areas are found on the MSCEIT
  • What companies have found out about managers with a high level of emotional intelligence