International Journal of Management, Accounting and Economics
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Volume 3, No. 8, August 2016 Pages: 544 - 552
The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Job Satisfaction among Teachers
Choi Sang Long , Mardhiah Yaacob , Tan Wee Chuen
Corresponding author:
cslong_1[at]yahoo[dot]com
Abstract:
The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction among teachers. Dimension of emotional intelligence like emotional self-awareness, emotional expression, using emotions, understanding emotions, emotional self-management, and emotional management of others in relation to job satisfaction. Pearson correlation and multiple regression analyses were used to test the hypothesis. Findings reported that emotional intelligence has a significant and positive relationship with job satisfaction among teachers. Only emotional self-awareness and emotional management of others influence emotional intelligence on job satisfaction among teachers.
Keywords:
Emotional intelligence; job satisfaction; teachers; self-awareness; regression.
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