Please read the consent statement to understand the purpose and extent of this study. Clicking the "yes" check box will indicate you have been informed about this study and wish to participate in the study.
The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Transformational Leadership for Project Managers
You are invited to take part in an anonymous research study to identify the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Transformational Leadership for Project Managers. You were chosen for the study because you are a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member of the Project Management Institute local chapter. Please read this form and ask any questions you have before agreeing to be part of the study.
This study is being conducted by Dereje Befekadu Tessema who is a doctoral student at Walden University.
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that project managers, who are emotionally intelligent rise up to the challenge in managing dynamic and complex projects, communicate effectively with key stakeholders, and use transformational leadership styles to elevate the desire of followers for achievement and self-development.
If you agree to be in this study, you will be asked to:
- Complete the General Questionnaire that will take less than four minutes
- Complete the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire that will take less than 25 minutes
- Complete the Bar-On Emotional Intelligence Quotient test that will take less than 25 minutes.
Voluntary Nature of the Study:
Your participation in this study is voluntary. This means that everyone will respect your decision of whether or not you want to be in the study. If you decide to join the study now, you can still change your mind later. If you feel stressed during the study you may stop at any time. You may skip any questions that you feel are too personal.
Risks and Benefits of Being in the Study:
This study will contribute to the body of knowledge in emotional intelligence, transformational leadership, and project management helping researchers and organizations to plan leadership development and training programs; and helping colleges and universities to design curriculums to prepare future leaders who will take responsibilities to shape the next generation of organizations. Since the study will be conducted anonymously, the risk of exposing personal identifiable information (PII) will not be an issue.
There is no compensation for being in the study; however, if you choose to get the executive summary of the study, I will send it to you via email.
Since this research study is performed anonymously, it will not collect personal identifiable information. Any information you provide will be kept confidential.
Contacts and Questions:
The researcher’s name is Dereje Befekadu Tessema. The researcher’s faculty advisor is Dr. Walter McCollum. You may ask any questions you have now. Or if you have questions later, you may contact the researcher at 301-529-2119 or firstname.lastname@example.org or the advisor at 571-215-3938 or email@example.com. If you want to talk privately about your rights as a participant, you can call Dr. Leilani Endicott, director of the Research Center at Walden University at 1-800-925-3368, extension 1210.