The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Job Satisfaction among Teachers

Document Type: Original Research

Authors

1 Raffles University Iskandar, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

2 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

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.   

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