Do Emotional Intelligence Always Affect Job Satisfaction?

13 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2019

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Sneha Rajput

Prestige Institute of Management

Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav

Prestige Institute of Management

Renu Ghanghoriya

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Date Written: January 6, 2019

Abstract

The current research studied the impact of Emotional Intelligence on Job Satisfaction among Government Employees specifically Physicians. The model used for regression has good fit as indicates F – value 1.092 which had significant value.298 as it can be seen that it is above the threshold limit of 5 % level of significant. The relationship between Emotional Intelligence as independent variable is indicating by standardized coefficient Beta with a value of.087. The significant of Beta is tested using T-test and value for t is 1.045 which was found to be.298 again far above the threshold limit of 5% level of significance indicating insignificant relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction. T- Test was applied to evaluate the effect of Gender on both the variables i.e. Emotional Intelligence & Job Satisfaction and the result showed that there is no effect of Gender on Emotional Intelligence & Job Satisfaction. Although the effect of Age on Emotional Intelligence was found to be significant, as F value was 3.828 which was significant at.011 level. Whereas the effect of Age on Job Satisfaction was found to be insignificant. It is utmost important for the top official of Public sector to focus on the other factors that affect the job satisfaction rather than simply focusing on Emotional Intelligence. the study thus confirms the least relationship between Job satisfaction and Emotional Intelligence therefore further the studies can be conducted to investigate the antecedents of Job satisfaction.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Job Satisfaction, Public Sector Employees

Suggested Citation

Rajput, Sneha and Kaurav, Rahul Pratap Singh and Ghanghoriya, Renu, Do Emotional Intelligence Always Affect Job Satisfaction? (January 6, 2019). Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Digital Strategies for Organizational Success. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3324086 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3324086

Sneha Rajput (Contact Author)

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Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav

Prestige Institute of Management ( email )

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Renu Ghanghoriya

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) ( email )

Maidan Garhi
school of social sciences
New Delhi, 110068
India

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