The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Organizational Commitment

10 Pages Posted: 22 May 2011 Last revised: 8 Aug 2011

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Hassan Moradi

University of Applied Science and Technology, Branch 11

Fateme Tohidy Ardahaey

Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Date Written: May 21, 2011

Abstract

This research tries to study the relation between emotional intelligence and organizational commitment. It initially deals with some issues as EQ in the workplace, EQ and leadership, organizational commitment and its components. Then, presenting an analytical model, the relation between emotional intelligence and organizational commitment and their components are shown. Findings indicated that generally, there is a significant relation between emotional intelligence and organizational commitment. In other words, with 99 percent of reliability, it can be said that employees with high emotional intelligence, have higher organizational commitment.

Keywords: Emotional intelligence, organizational commitment, self-awareness, self management, relationship management, social awareness

Suggested Citation

Moradi, Hassan and Tohidy Ardahaey, Fateme, The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Organizational Commitment (May 21, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1848523 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1848523

Hassan Moradi

University of Applied Science and Technology, Branch 11 ( email )

Tehran
Iran

Fateme Tohidy Ardahaey (Contact Author)

Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran ( email )

Tehran
Iran

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