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Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Job Satisfaction: A Study Amongst Faculty in India


  • S Samanvitha
  • P David Jawahar


Emotional intelligence at work has a great influence on the level of job satisfaction and in turn on work performance. This study aims at determining and establishing a relationship between strategic emotional intelligence and job satisfaction among faculty members in Arts and Science institutions. The study employs the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso’s Emotional Intelligence Test and Wong’s job satisfaction inventories to quantify emotional intelligence and job satisfaction levels respectively. Sample consists of 98 faculty members in Tamil Nadu, India, and various statistical tools have been used to interpret the data.

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  • S Samanvitha & P David Jawahar, 2012. "Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Job Satisfaction: A Study Amongst Faculty in India," The IUP Journal of Management Research, IUP Publications, vol. 0(1), pages 7-28, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:icf:icfjmr:v:xi:y:2012:i:1:p:7-28

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    1. Yuliya Frolova, 2014. "What Job will Bring Satisfaction? An Analysis based on Responses of Students Studying Business in Kazakhstan," Eurasian Journal of Business and Management, , vol. 2(2), pages 25-49.

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