An Empirical Study on Social Competence in Relation to Emotional Intelligence in Bahrain

Posted: 13 Mar 2020

Date Written: January 16, 2020

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the emotional intelligence and social competence of the employees in workplace. This study was conducted in the Kingdom of Bahrain. For this purpose, a structured questionnaire was developed to be used by the researchers based on emotional intelligence competencies as given by Daniel Goleman (1995, 1998). These data were collected through primary and secondary sources, and analyzed by using percentage method with sample size of 50 employees from selected organizations in Bahrain. The results show a positive significance between emotional intelligence and social competence of the employees. Further, the employees opined more percentage score regarding social awareness, social skills and emotional receptivity on social competence of total group employees.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Social competence, Social awareness, Social skills, Emotional receptivity

JEL Classification: M12, M15

Suggested Citation

Nawaz, Nishad, An Empirical Study on Social Competence in Relation to Emotional Intelligence in Bahrain (January 16, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3520327

Nishad Nawaz (Contact Author)

Kingdom University ( email )

Bldg. 296، 3903 شارع الاستقلال
Riffa
Bahrain
35097851 (Phone)
Road 3903, (Fax)

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