Stéphane Côté, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto
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Stéphane Côté is Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He received his PhD in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan in 2001. His research focuses on how emotional intelligence improves the performance of individuals and groups. His studies have described how people use emotional intelligence to increase their performance at work and in school, to make good decisions, and to navigate social encounters effectively. In a separate line of research, he investigates how social class shapes the prosocial and ethical behavior of individuals in social and organizational settings. He serves on the editorial boards of the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, and Academy of Management Journal. In 2012-13, he served a two-year term as Associate Editor of Emotion.


Côté, S. (2014). Emotional intelligence in organizations. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 1, 459-488.

Libbrecht, N., Lievens, F., Carette, B., & Côté, S. (2014). Emotional intelligence predicts success in medical school. Emotion, 14, 64-73.

Yip, J., & Côté, S. (2013). The emotionally intelligent decision-maker: Emotion understanding ability reduces the effect of incidental anxiety on risk-taking. Psychological Science, 24, 48-55.

Côté, S., DeCelles, K. A., McCarthy, J. M., Van Kleef, G. A., & Hideg, I. (2011). The Jekyll and Hyde of emotional intelligence: Emotion-regulation knowledge facilitates prosocial and interpersonally deviant behavior. Psychological Science, 22, 1073-1080.

Côté, S., Gyurak, A., & Levenson, R. W. (2010). The ability to regulate emotion is associated with greater well-being, income, and socioeconomic status. Emotion, 10, 923-933.

Côté, S., Lopes, P. N., Salovey, P., & Miners, C. T. H. (2010). Emotional intelligence and leadership emergence in small groups. Leadership Quarterly, 21, 496-508.

Kraus, M. W., Côté, S., & Keltner, D. (2010). Social class, contextualism, and empathic accuracy. Psychological Science, 21, 1716-1723.

Côté, S., & Miners, C. T. H. (2006). Emotional intelligence, cognitive intelligence, and job performance. Administrative Science Quarterly, 51, 1-28.











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