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Selaiman Noori “A Decade After The 9/11 Attacks: The Demand For Leaders With Emotional Intelligence And Counseling Skills”


Introduction This study by Selaiman Noori focuses on the treatment that Afghan-Americans have been suffering from in public areas following activities associated with Sept 11, 2001 and much more exclusively, the necessity for strong leaders with emotional intelligence and counseling skills. Leaders with high levels of emotional intelligence and counseling skills tends to employ coping strategies to promote unity, prosperity, and equality.


Theoretical Model for Leaders Dealing With Societal Instability.


Emotional Intelligence 

It’s a great topic of significance to scientists researching noncognitive components.

People equipped with EI are more happier and successful . Such people also have a competitive advantage in both their personal and professional lives.

EI development will allow a leader to recognize emotion immediately and respond by interjecting positive mood to maintain constructive performance.


Research Methodology and Analysis 

Afghan-American who participated in this research completed a short survey in English with a total of 12 questions designed for the population.

The survey instrument was distributed to 1,000 AfghanAmericans and a total of 720 ( about 72%) were collected upon completion.

The surveys were personally distributed to people at five different Mosques located throughout the Bay Area of California. Their identity was kept anonymous.


The Research Hypotheses 

Afghan Males and Females will have the same ratings in regards to post-9/11 scores on changing their identities in public.

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Both male and female Afghan American respondents will have similar scores as to seeking counseling post-9/11.

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Afghans born in Afghanistan are more likely to change their identity than Afghans born in the USA.


References Abdo, Geneive. (2006). Mecca and main Street: Muslim life in America after 9/11. New York: Oxford University Press. Bailey, C. (2010). Supersizing America: Fatness and post9/11cultural anxieties. The Journal of Popular Culture, 43(3), 441-462. Bar-On, R. (1997). The emotional quotient inventory (EQ-i): Technical manual. Toronto, Canada: Multi-Health Systems, Inc.

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This study was conducted to give an account of the treatment that Afghan-Americans have been subjected to in public following the events of...

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