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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the role of Emotional Intelligence on Individual Ethics, Perceptions of Other’s Ethics and Ethics Perception in Facilitating Success. Methodology: Constitute the sample 404 exporting companies and/or with interest in exporting of AICEP database—Portugal Agency for Investment and External Commerce. The methodological procedures adopted in the research, consisted of a quantitative approach using fundamentally multiple regression analysis and hierarchical regression too. Data collection was performed by administering a questionnaire. Findings: Emotional Intelligence predicted perceptions of the role of Ethics in Success. The role of Emotional Intelligence was attested asapredictor in Individual Ethics, and the predictor role of these two in Perceptions of Other’s Ethics. Emotional Intelligence was significantly correlated with Self-Esteem, Social Desirability, Individual Ethics and Perceptions of Other’s Ethics.

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Rodrigues Cabral, Â. and Oliveira Carvalho, F. (2014) Emotional Intelligence and Ethics on Organizations. Open Journal of Business and Management, 2, 5-23. doi: 10.4236/ojbm.2014.21004.


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