An Empirical Study of Emotional Intelligence and Stress in College Students

Business Education & Accreditation, v . 7 (1) pp. 1-11, 2015

12 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2016

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Scott Bryant

Montana State University - Bozeman - College of Business

Timothy I Malone

BNSF Railway Company

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

A growing body of research indicates that emotional intelligence is an important factor for student success. In this paper, we examine the relationship between emotional intelligence and stress. Consistent with our hypothesis, we found a significant relationship between one dimension of emotional intelligence (use of emotions) and stress. We also found that age and gender impacted emotional intelligence and stress. Findings from this study have implications for students and universities.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Stress, College Students

JEL Classification: M50

Suggested Citation

Bryant, Scott and Malone, Timothy I, An Empirical Study of Emotional Intelligence and Stress in College Students (2015). Business Education & Accreditation, v . 7 (1) pp. 1-11, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2653968

Scott Bryant (Contact Author)

Montana State University - Bozeman - College of Business ( email )

446 Reid Hall
Bozeman, MT 59715
United States

Timothy I Malone

BNSF Railway Company ( email )

Fort Worth,, TX 76131
United States

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