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Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Performance of Employees (English version)

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  • Ph.D Scholar Hassan JORFI


    (Ph.D Scholar Hassan JORFI - UTM, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Baharu, Malaysia)

  • PhD. Scholar Saeid JORFI


    (PhD. Scholar Saeid JORFI - UTM, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Baharu, Malaysia)

  • Ph.D. Scholar Sirous Korahi MOGHADAM

    (Ph.D. Scholar Sirous Korahi MOGHADAM - Masjed Solyman University, Iran)

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    Emotional intelligence is essential factor responsible for determining success in life and psychological wellbeing seems to play an important role in shaping the interaction between managers and employees in their work environment. This study is undertaken to understand the performance level of managers and employees in educational administrations of Iran, the study focuses on understanding the emotional intelligence of the managers and employees and its link to their performance level on the job. Little research to date has examined how emotional intelligence influence manager-employee performance in organizations settings. Data (N=155) for this study were collected through questionnaires that participants were managers and employees of educational administrations of Iran Building on top of emotional intelligence theory, this paper explores how emotional intelligence manager and employee are influenced by performance. Today’s environment is global and very complex, and the association between emotional intelligence and performance in establishments of Iran remains an important area of worry for managers and employees' globally. Emotional intelligence is crucial factor for organization's performance and growth and plays an important role in performance of today’s competitive organizations. The findings of the study indicate that emotional intelligence has a positive impact on the performance level of the managers and employees in educational administrations of Iran.

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    Article provided by Editura Lumen, Department of Economics in its journal Postmodern Openings.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2010)
    Issue (Month): (December)
    Pages: 63-74

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    Handle: RePEc:lum:rev3rl:v:4:y:2010:i::p:62-74
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