This article posits the construct of emotional intelligence (EI) as a critical predictor for intercultural adjustment thereby leading to career success. A theoretical model and the respective preliminary empirical test of a series of hypotheses pertaining to the relationships between several dimensions of EI, their impact on cross-cultural adjustment and success of international managers overseas assignments, is presented.
GABEL, R.S., DOLAN, S.L. and CERDIN, J.L. (2005). Emotional Intelligence as Predictor of Cultural Adjustments for Success in Global Assignments. Career Development International, pp. 375-395.