Continued research on the assessment and development of emotional and social intelligence competencies represents an opportunity to further both theoretical and applied applications of behavioral science to the management of human capital. While the field has continued to expand over the preceding decades, research has often trailed application, especially as it relates to cross-cultural validity. The purpose of this special issue of Cross Cultural Management - An International Journal serves to focus on cultural issues related to applied use of emotional and social intelligence competencies in diverse cultures. Articles in the special issue include data from various countries including India, Peru, China, Italy, Australia, and the United States. Click here to read more.
When you are first starting out in a postgraduate program (schooling after a bachelor’s degree), you’ll need to start thinking about your dissertation topic. It’s likely you’ll at least get a couple of months to decide on what you want to write; sometimes, you’ll get as long as a year. Eventually, though, you will need to write a dissertation proposal. Although your school will most likely have guidelines in place that they want you to follow, writing a dissertation proposal can be a daunting task. To write a good dissertation it is important to first come up with a great topic, and then progress through the steps of writing the proposal itself.