Siti Norasyikin, Abdul Hamid (2005) Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Career Success. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
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The main objective of this study is to identify the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) and career success. Besides, the present study also examines the relationship between the EI dimensions and career success, to determine the relationship between EI and the career success dimensions and to find out the differences among demographic characteristics (gender, education level and age) and EI. The seven dimensions that measured EI were self-awareness, managing emotions, self-motivation, relating well, emotional mentoring, behaviour and communication skills. The six dimensions that measured career success were job satisfaction, career satisfaction, job involvement, intention to quit, career prospects and promotion. To attain the objectives, a quantitative method was employed and data were collected through questionnaires. A total of 250 questionnaires were distributed to Executive employees at Perodua Sdn. Bhd. but only 167(66.8%) were received and used for further analysis. The data were analyzed using Pearson Correlation, Multiple Regression, t-Test and ANOVA test. The findings indicated that there was relationship between EI and career success, but only six EI dimensions were correlated with career success namely self-awareness, self-motivation, relating well, emotional mentoring, behaviour and communication skills. The findings also revealed that EI was associated with the three career success dimensions namely job satisfaction, career satisfaction and career prospects. Further, only one demographic characteristic was found to have significance difference of EI competencies which was education level which explained that individuals with higher education level experienced more skills in EI compared to those who had lower education level. In conclusion, the study revealed that EI was associated with career success and it could influence job satisfaction, career satisfaction and career prospects. Besides, higher education level could help individuals to have more EI competency skills compared to lower education level. Therefore, it showed that EI an important factor that influenced career success.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Emotional Intelligence, Career Success, Case Study|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5548.7-5548.85 Industrial Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculty and School System > Faculty of Human and Social Development|
|Depositing User:||Mr Husni Ismail|
|Date Deposited:||20 Feb 2011 07:48|
|Last Modified:||24 Jul 2013 12:15|
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