In the contemporary world of stress and insecurity in developing countries like Pakistan, emotional
intelligence has earned critical importance as an effective tool for organizational leadership. Literature
suggests that when human devotion, motivation and commitment are the keys to organizational success, transformational
leadership with sufficient command over emotional intelligence is the only package that can help successful operations of the
organization. This study tests the same model of positive relations between EI & TRFLS and negative links of EI with
TRSLS in the 'local government' work environment using local government leaders as the unit of analysis. Literature and
field surveys for data collection and statistical tools for data analysis have been applied to serve the purposes of this study.
The results confirm the hypothesized relationships between predictor and criterion variables with specific 'statistics'
warranting further work on strengthening the interactions between TRFLS and EI.
1-Qudratullah Khan Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan, KP, Pakistan.