Emotional Quotient 360

Multi-Health Systems Inc

Summary of Test Review

General description of Test

The EQ 360 2.0 is a multi-rater version of the EQ-i 2.0 and measures the same set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we:

           perceive and express ourselves,

           develop and maintain social relationships,

           cope with challenges, and

           use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.

The EQ-i 2.0 model of Emotional Intelligence is comprised of fifteen factors across five categories of functioning, and is based on a model developed by Dr Reuven Bar-On during his dissertation work, his review of the literature on emotional functioning, and from his own clinical practice.  The latest version of the EQ 360 2.0 has benefitted from the considerable revision of the EQ-i 2.0 which was based on research and feedback from use of the original EQ-i.  The fifteen scales measured by EQ 360 2.0 are called Self-Regard, Emotional Self-Awareness, Assertiveness, Independence, Empathy, Social Responsibility, Interpersonal Relationship, Stress Tolerance, Impulse Control, Reality Testing, Flexibility, Problem Solving, Self-Actualization, Optimism and Happiness.  The instrument is computer administered via an on-line portal although a paper version can be used and the responses input to score and generate reports. 

The instrument has 133 items each of which has a corresponding and equivalent item in the EQ-i 2.0 but adapted for the 360 process.  It is designed to be suitable for any participant over eighteen years of age and to be used in occupational, educational and psycho-clinical settings. The instrument is expected to take between 20 and 30 minutes to complete.  Certification training in the use of the instrument is required before it can be purchased and accessed.  This training is provided by licensed distributors across the world.

 

There are two main reports as follows:

1. The Leadership Report (with two variations, one designed for the ‘client’ and the other designed for the ‘coach’).  This structures the feedback around four key leadership dimensions - Authenticity, Coaching, Insight and Innovation but also shows results for the five main factors each comprising of three underlying scales.

2. The Workplace Report (also with two variations, one designed for the ‘client’ and the other designed for the ‘coach’).  This structures the feedback around the five main factors each comprising of three underlying scales.

Authors of Original Test

Reuven Bar-On

Date of Original Review

01/04/2006

Date of Publication of Current Review / Edition

01/08/2018

Test Type

Personality - Trait

Personality - State

Well-being

Main Area of Use

Advice, guidance and career choice

Educational

General health, life and well-being

Work and Occupational


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